What is another word for designedly?

52 synonyms found


[ dɪzˈa͡ɪnɪdlɪ], [ dɪzˈa‍ɪnɪdlɪ], [ d_ɪ_z_ˈaɪ_n_ɪ_d_l_ɪ]

Designedly is an adverb that means intentionally or purposely. Synonyms for designedly include consciously, deliberately, intentionally, on purpose, with intent, calculatedly, premeditatedly, deliberately, purposefully, wittingly, and intentionally. These words are often used to explain why someone did something, whether it was done with a particular goal in mind or with harmful intent. Designedly can be used in situations where an individual is trying to sway others with their words or actions. Using synonyms like these can help to clarify why someone did what they did or said what they said.

What are the hypernyms for Designedly?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for designedly?

Antonyms for the word 'designedly' include accidentally, unintentionally, inadvertently, fortuitously and haphazardly. These words denote the opposite of intentional or planned action. While intentionally indicates something that was done with a purpose or deliberation, accidentally implies an action that happened by chance or without intention. Unintentionally and inadvertently mean to do something without meaning to. Fortuitously suggests an unexpected but favorable outcome or happening. Haphazardly implies an action that was done without any planning or direction, with no clear intention or purpose, and without follow-through. These antonyms help to illustrate the different ways in which actions can be taken or things can occur, whether intentionally or not, giving us a better understanding of the ways in which we interact with the world around us.

Usage examples for Designedly

"We ought to have foreseen the consequences of encouraging him to come here," said Miss Jane, "though my conscience acquits me of having designedly thrown the young people together."
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston
I have not been spared, and I shall spare no one in telling the unadorned and unpleasant story of a man who has been bitterly wronged, whose character has been assailed by bought and perjured affidavits, whose life before he returned from the famine-land of ice and cold-the world of his conquest-was endangered, designedly or not, by a dishonest appropriation of food supplies by one who afterwards endeavored to steal from him his honor, which is more dear than life.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Then he rose, threw off his velvet and lace, and designedly let his thoughts turn to Arenta.
"The Maid of Maiden Lane"
Amelia E. Barr

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