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See definition of wittingly on Dictionary.com
  • as inon purpose
  • as inknowingly
  • as indeliberately
  • as indesignedly

synonyms for wittingly

  • after consideration
  • by design
  • calculatingly
  • consciously
  • deliberately
  • designed
  • freely
  • in cold blood
  • intentionally
  • knowingly
  • of one's own free will
  • premeditatedly
  • premeditatively
  • purposefully
  • purposely
  • purposively
  • voluntarily
  • willfully
  • with eyes wide open
  • with full intent
  • deliberately
  • purposely
  • consciously
  • purposedly
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How to use wittingly in a sentence

She could introduce discord into a family without even acknowledging to herself that she had done it wittingly.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Morris and these others played with it wittingly; it gave a zest, a touch of substance, to their aesthetic pleasures.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
But where the penitent wittingly or unwittingly is in the position of an accomplice, what then, Father Pifferi?
THE ETERNAL CITYHALL CAINE
The cabinet members who, wittingly or unwittingly, had encouraged him in this he some weeks later stigmatized as a set of geese.
A SHORT LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNJOHN G. NICOLAY
Spoken of a person who has wittingly placed himself in difficulties, and who attributes his bad position to fortune.
THE PROVERBS OF SCOTLANDALEXANDER HISLOP
The barber shall swear, "I did not mark him wittingly," and he shall be guiltless.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 1(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
On that hypothesis, all the labour bestowed on the second pyramid was wittingly and wilfully wasted.
MYTHS AND MARVELS OF ASTRONOMYRICHARD A. PROCTOR
He exerted himself to break the spell upon his senses which this woman, wittingly or not, was weaving.
RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Genius plays the fool wittingly, and often enough quite knowingly, with its own interests.
THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETYGRACE & PHILIP WHARTON
Thus far have men not punished such things with just pains, but have wittingly borne with them.
GERMAN SOCIETY AT THE CLOSE OF THE MIDDLE AGESERNEST BELFORT BAX
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