self-ad·​mit·​ted·​ly ˌself-əd-ˈmi-təd-lē How to pronounce self-admittedly (audio)
: by one's own acknowledgement or admission
self-admittedly bad at math

Examples of self-admittedly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nisha is Indian-American, painfully shy and self-admittedly socially awkward, which doesn’t stop her from making friends, notably with her bubbly competition for a supreme court seat, Brooke. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 5 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-admittedly was in 1865

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“Self-admittedly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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