Definition of purposely:
wittingly, deliberately, knowingly, calculated, calculated to do something, designedly, willfully, by design, deliberate, measuredly, advisedly, intentionally, conscious, purposively, on purpose, intended, purposefully, consciously, by choice.
I spoke those exact words in a tone purposely measured and calm, so that they should not be mistaken by our assailants: I have good reason to remember them, for they were the last I ever uttered on American ground as a free agent.- "Border and Bastille", George A. Lawrence.
- "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
- "The Rustle of Silk", Cosmo Hamilton.