Actually and Supposedly


Actually adverb - In actual fact.
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Supposedly is an antonym for actually.


Supposedly adverb - Believed or reputed to be the case.
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Actually is an antonym for supposedly.

Nearby Word: supposed

Both words in one sentence

  • Flynning Apparently Athena was aiming for this effect, since her swordsmanship was supposedly so good she'd kill him if she actually aimed for Hayate.
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  • Supposedly, anyway, given that he actually can see and hear but simply has mental blocks that stop him from actually reacting to stimuli most of the time.
  • Hjalmar believes in an "invention" he shall create, but he never actually works on it, instead spending long hours lying on the sofa supposedly thinking about it.
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Supposedly or Actually. 2016. Accessed June 27, 2022.
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