by confession or acknowledgment; admittedly.

1630–40; confess + -ed2 + -ly Unabridged
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confessedly (kənˈfɛsɪdlɪ)
(sentence modifier) by admission or confession; avowedly

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But, rough as public school life confessedly then was, it was not wanting in gentler elements.
It is the one poem of the volume confessedly written to order-confessedly, in the frank and dignified letter of dedication.
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