allegedly; pretendedly: He is only professedly poor.
avowedly; by open declaration: She is professedly guilty of the crime.
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How to use professedly in a sentence
Then he went abroad, but though professedly hunting health he visited and inspected half the principal prisons in Europe.It Is Never Too Late to Mend | Charles Reade
Pouncy published some etchings which, although not professedly views of Lambeth, were in reality studies in that locality.
It kept rigidly and sternly aloof from all connection with professedly political parties.The Evolution of Sinn Fein | Robert Mitchell Henry
This enquiry respecting Ens is left by Plato professedly unsettled; according to his very frequent practice.
This supposition is what most Platonic critics have in their minds, even when professedly modifying it.