advisedly advisedly  /æd ˈvaɪ zəd li/


  • (adv) with intention; in an intentional manner


  1. I use the adjective advisedly.
  2. Niebuhr uses his word advisedly.
  3. But John Bricker was being advisedly cautious.


  • Obama’s Syria policy

    By now it's clear that the U.S.’s new policy toward Syria — we use the word “new” advisedly — remains unclear. The question is what President Barack Obama is willing to do about it.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: The Rock Hill Herald


  1. "The first thing is to be clear about the sadism, and I use that word advisedly, that's going on," Miliband told BBC television, citing "people being tortured, people being beaten."
    on Jun 15, 2008 By: David Miliband Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. In January, Jenny Tonge, a member of Parliament from the Liberal Democratic Party, said of Palestinian suicide bombers, "I think if I had to live in that situation, and I say this advisedly, I might just consider becoming one myself."
    on Jul 2, 2004 By: Jenny Tonge Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "The trouble is, of course, with these little clubs - and I use the word advisedly - that their organisation is very basic," said Bates in the Daily Telegraph. "There were nearly 10,000 people there and they clearly didn't plan for it...
    on Feb 11, 2010 By: Ken Bates Source: SkySports

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