Evidently and Supposedly


Evidently adverb - To all outward appearances.
Usage example: she was evidently dissatisfied with her job and abruptly quit

Supposedly and evidently are semantically related in as if topic. In some cases you can use "Supposedly" instead an adverb "Evidently", when it comes to topics like presumably.


Supposedly adverb - Believed or reputed to be the case.
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Synonyms for Supposedly

Evidently and supposedly are semantically related in as if topic. You can use "Evidently" instead an adverb "Supposedly", if it concerns topics such as presumably.

Nearby Word: supposed

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Command & Conquer: Tiberian Series Not Quite Dead: Kane has been supposedly killed so many times that he is widely believed to be immortal, having evidently died at least once in almost every game in which he appears.
  • Tome of Eldritch Lore The Grimoire of Honorius was supposedly written by Pope Honorius III; he was evidently so holy that he got bored fighting off the temptation of the mundane world and took to summoning demons solely to turn down their offers.
  • Franchise / Metroid Supposedly, Retro Studios wanted to add bounty-hunting side missions in Prime 3: Corruption, but this was vetoed by the higher-ups from Japan, who it's rumored thought it made Samus look like a criminal, having evidently never considered what "bounty hunter" means.
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