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[ad-vahy-zid-lee] /ædˈvaɪ zɪd li/
after careful or thorough consideration; deliberately.
Origin of advisedly
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English avisedli; see advised, -ly Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I say rise, and I say it advisedly; for the sciences also form a part of that golden chain which should unite the earth to heaven.

    The Heavenly Father Ernest Naville
  • We say "may" advisedly; for the matter, from beginning to end, is one of speculation.

    The Life of Cesare Borgia Raphael Sabatini
  • The word 'Norman' I use roughly for North-savage;—roughly, but advisedly.

    Ariadne Florentina John Ruskin
  • The home name seemed to add a touch of endearment, and he used it advisedly.

    The Nebuly Coat John Meade Falkner
  • I say one or two advisedly: for the span of man's active life is short and such haunting fancies are, of their essence, solitary.

    The Light of Scarthey Egerton Castle
  • We say “he was seen,” advisedly, for the maid with the golden hair saw him.

    The Lighthouse R.M. Ballantyne
  • "Mrs. Jarney, it would be best not to disturb her any more; she needs sleep," said Star, advisedly.

    Edith and John Franklin S. Farquhar
  • The pity of it all was—I say it now openly and advisedly—that our one motive was hate.

  • This is said advisedly, for the German workers were at least permitted to meet when and where they pleased.

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