deliberately meaning


    Definition of deliberately in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore deliberatelySUPmost deliberatelyPREdé-SUF-ly
    1. Intentionally, or after deliberation; not accidentally.
      1. He deliberately broke that, didn't he?
    2. Taking one's time, slowly and carefully.
      1. After being called upon, he strode deliberately up to the blackboard.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • It is desired that the following advices be deliberately read in each subordinate select meeting, at least once in the year:
      • The investigations generally agree that the administration’s postattack talking points — a matter of much dispute — were flawed but not deliberately misleading.
      • Instead of having a nice modular eggcrate, we now want to build an immodular eggcrate. Deliberately we want to impose upon future teachers, not the nice simple eggcrate, but a more complicated one.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Act-related adverbs
        • Manner adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en deliberate
        2. en deliberated
        3. en deliberates
        4. fr délibérâtes
        5. en deliberatest
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of deliberately for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "deliberately" is an adverb, more specifically, an act-related adverb and a manner adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
        Difficultness: Level 2
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 6
        Definite    ➨     Versatile