admittedly

adverb ad·mit·ted·ly \ əd-ˈmi-təd-lē , ad- \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of admittedly

1 :as has been or must be admitted
  • an admittedly inadequate treatment
2 :it must be admitted
  • admittedly, we took a chance

Examples of admittedly in a Sentence

  1. admittedly, I should not have lost my temper like that

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Origin and Etymology of admittedly

admitted "received as true or valid" (from past participle of 1admit) + 2-ly



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