Examples from the Web for professedly
He was professedly engaged in writing, but he shaped not word.A Changed Man and Other Tales|Thomas Hardy
Professedly, he was a Church of England clergyman, but practically a Dissenting minister.
Riehl, notwithstanding his professedly realistic interpretation of Kant, adopts the above subjectivist view of natural causation.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
Any departure from the command vitiates the obedience, no matter how professedly honest the steps of that departure may be.
Mr. Gardner was engaged that spring in building two large man-of-war brigs, professedly for the Mexican government.The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass|Frederick Douglass