as·​sert·​ed·​ly ə-ˈsər-təd-lē How to pronounce assertedly (audio)
: by positive and usually unsubstantiated assertion : allegedly

Examples of assertedly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 9th Circuit found the trial court erred in finding Killgore’s disclosures to Caballero were unprotected because those disclosures were part of Killgore’s normal duties and because Caballero was assertedly a wrongdoer in violating NEPA. Dan Eaton, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Nov. 2022 There is a distinction between a complaint about assertedly unlawful employer conduct and a complaint about conduct that does not even arguably violate the law. Dan Eaton,, 25 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of assertedly was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Assertedly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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