Definitions

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  • adv. In a designed manner; by design; intentionally; according to plan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By design; purposely; intentionally; -- opposed to accidentally, ignorantly, or inadvertently.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By design; purposely; intentionally: opposed to accidentally, ignorantly, or inadvertently.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with intention; in an intentional manner

Etymologies

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designed +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I use the term designedly, my Lord, because I mean to say that they are in Language, in religion, in manner and in attachment completely French. "

    The Canadian Dominion; a chronicle of our northern neighbor

  • A conscientious monarch who has not the happiness, and I use the word designedly, the happiness to have a parliament as in England, makes a habit of every thing, in order to avoid making too much use of his own will: and in the present times we must abandon ancient usages, and look for strength of character and understanding, wherever they can be found.

    Ten Years' Exile

  • A conscientious monarch who has not the happiness, and I use the word designedly, the happiness to have

    Ten Years' Exile Memoirs of That Interesting Period of the Life of the Baroness De Stael-Holstein, Written by Herself, during the Years 1810, 1811, 1812, and 1813, and Now First Published from the Original Manuscript, by Her Son.

  • She bit her lips almost imperceptibly, as if to blame herself for her imprudence, but had she mentioned Guy's name designedly, she could not have been better satisfied with the result.

    His Excellency the Minister

  • : 'It is deeply pejorative to call someone a "climate change denier" … it is a phrase designedly reminiscent of the idea of Holocaust denial - the label applied to those misguided or wicked people who believe, or claim to believe, the Nazis did not annihilate the Jews, and others, in very great numbers.'

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • The phrase translated by 'designedly' here is actually ex intentione; but ex intentione does not signify design but orientation.

    John Farrell: Intelligent Design: Losing The Catholics

  • I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent & omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidæ with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of caterpillars, or that a cat should play with mice.

    Michael Ruse: Darwinism And The Problem Of Evil

  • I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent & omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidæ with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of caterpillars, or that a cat should play with mice.

    Michael Ruse: Darwinism And The Problem Of Evil

  • I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidæ with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars, or that a cat should play with mice.

    Behe

  • In a letter to Asa Gray, he wrote: "I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidae with the express intention of their feeding within the living body of caterpillars."

    Behe

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