Justly Just"ly, adv. [From {Just}, a.] In a just manner; in conformity to law, justice, or propriety; by right; honestly; fairly; accurately. ``In equal balance justly weighed.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Nothing can justly be despised that can not justly be blamed: where there is no choice there can be no blame. --South. [1913 Webster]

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  • justly — [just′lē] adv. 1. in a just manner 2. rightly 3. deservedly …   English World dictionary

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  • justly — just|ly [ dʒʌstli ] adverb 1. ) used for saying that there is a good reason for something: RIGHTLY, JUSTIFIABLY: India is justly proud of her democratic institutions. 2. ) in a fair way: FAIRLY: He failed to protect his people and rule them… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • justly — [[t]ʤʌ̱stli[/t]] ADV: usu ADV adj, also ADV with v (approval) You use justly to show that you approve of someone s attitude towards something, because it seems to be based on truth or reality. → See also just Australians are justly proud of their …   English dictionary

  • justly — adverb 1) he is justly proud of his achievement Syn: justifiably, with (good) reason, legitimately, rightly, rightfully, deservedly Ant: unjustifiably 2) they were treated justly Syn: fairly …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • justly — UK [ˈdʒʌstlɪ] / US adverb 1) used for saying that there is a good reason for something India is justly proud of her democratic institutions. 2) in a fair way He failed to rule his people justly …   English dictionary

  • justly — /just lee/, adv. 1. in a just manner; honestly; fairly: Deal justly with the prisoners. 2. in conformity to fact or rule; accurately. 3. deservedly; as deserved. [1300 50; ME; see JUST1, LY] * * * …   Universalium

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