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professedly Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adverb with pretense or intention to deceive
    • is only professedly poor
  2. adverb by open declaration
    avowedly.
    • their policy has been avowedly Marxist
    • Susan Smith was professedly guilty of the murders
WordNet

Pro*fess"ed*ly adverb
Definitions
  1. By profession.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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