Definition of designedly in English:

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designedly

Pronunciation: /dəˈzīnədlē/

adverb

Deliberately in order to produce a specific effect: [as submodifier]: let me propose a designedly vague criterion
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  • One is left guessing whether essential marks have been omitted simply through carelessness, or designedly for a mock-modern effect.
  • A few days afterwards the mayor issued a notice which stated how the heads had been ‘wilfully and designedly taken down and carried away’.
  • But I was tickled most by the rooms of its farmhands and their own kitchen and dining room - all beautifully, designedly rustic - that suggested ‘downstairs’ is the new ‘upstairs’.

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Syllabification: de·sign·ed·ly

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