confessedly

[kuh n-fes-id-lee]
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adverb

by confession or acknowledgment; admittedly.

Nearby words

  1. conferree,
  2. conferva,
  3. confess,
  4. confessant,
  5. confessed,
  6. confession,
  7. confession of faith,
  8. confessional,
  9. confessional television,
  10. confessionalism

Origin of confessedly

First recorded in 1630–40; confess + -ed2 + -ly

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confessedly

adverb

(sentence modifier) by admission or confession; avowedly
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