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Meaning of deliberately by Wiktionary Dictionary

deliberately


    Etymology

    deliberate +‎ -ly

    Adverb

    deliberately ( comparative more deliberately, superlative most deliberately )

    1. Intentionally, or after deliberation; not accidentally .
      He deliberately broke that, didn't he?
    2. Taking one's time, slowly and carefully .
      After being called upon, he strode deliberately up to the blackboard .

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Explanation of deliberately by Wordnet Dictionary

deliberately


    Adverb
    1. with intention

    2. in a deliberate unhurried manner

    3. she was working deliberately


    Definition of deliberately by GCIDE Dictionary

    deliberately


    1. Deliberately adv. With careful consideration, or deliberation; circumspectly; warily; not hastily or rashly; slowly; as, “a purpose deliberately formed”.