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  1. after careful or thorough consideration; deliberately.
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Origin of advisedly

1425–75; late Middle English avisedli; see advised, -ly
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Related Words

deliberately, intentionally, carefully, cautiously, consciously, discreetly, prudently

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  • We say "may" advisedly; for the matter, from beginning to end, is one of speculation.

  • I say advisedly who runs may read, and not who will may see.

    Views and Reviews

    William Ernest Henley

  • The home name seemed to add a touch of endearment, and he used it advisedly.

    The Nebuly Coat

    John Meade Falkner

  • There is, advisedly, no pathos allowed in primary sculpture.

  • The word 'Norman' I use roughly for North-savage;—roughly, but advisedly.