What does justly mean?

justly meaning in General Dictionary

In a just manner in conformity to law justice or propriety by right honestly fairly accurately

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  • relative to moral or personal requirements
  • with sincerity
  • In a simply manner; in conformity to legislation, justice, or propriety; by right; actually; relatively; precisely.

justly meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 14c., "in an adjacent position, closely," from just (adj.) + -ly (2). Meanings "truthfully, seriously," "in an equitable fashion, with justice, relatively" come from belated 14c. Sense of "justifiably, with good reason" is from c.1400; compared to "legally, legitimately, rightfully" is early 15c.


justly meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) In a just manner; in conformity to legislation, justice, or propriety; by right; truly; relatively; accurately.


Sentence Examples with the word justly

He may justly claim the merit of having guided the awakened psychological interest of British thinkers of the second half of the 19th century into fruitful channels.

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