professedly[ pruh-fes-id-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF professedly
Synonyms for professedly
- at first blush
- for all intents and purposes
- for show
- on the face
- on the surface
- to the eye
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROFESSEDLY
Before he was professedly a Roman Catholic, but really an infidel.
They have been professedly undertaken as a matter of authorship.
The memorial was signed by 1,036 persons, professedly free miners.
The poem by Lutwyche is professedly "slow, involved, and mystical."
Have we any pedigree worthy to be compared with that of professedly old families?
The experiment was lately tried in a neighbouring country, and professedly on this very ground.
Like other Roman poets, Propertius is professedly an imitator of the Greeks.
What was the principle on which this bill was professedly founded?
It was professedly kind; but the manner was forced, and repulsive.
Her grief and anger at the loss of her curl are professedly mock-heroic.