designedly designedly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with intention; in an intentional manner

Usage(s):

  1. Those were moderate sums even then, and designedly so.
  2. Roger Brielle's Birth of Christ is designedly childlike in technique.
  3. Its use--designedly rare--thus does not erode established criminal-law principles.

Quotes

  1. "A lot of it was a black box, and I think designedly so," said former Bush speechwriter David Frum. "It was like - you know that experiment where you pass a magnet under the table and you see the iron filings on the top of the table move? You...
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: David Frum Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. In the 1937 book "The Human Comedy," great American historian James Harvey Robinson said: "Political campaigns are designedly made into emotional orgies which endeavor to distract attention from the real issues involved, and they actually paralyze...
    on Sep 26, 2009 By: James Harvey Robinson Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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