Associations to the word «Professed»

Wiktionary

PROFESSED, adjective. Professing to be qualified.
PROFESSED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of profess

Dictionary definition

PROFESSED, adjective. Professing to be qualified; "a professed philosopher".
PROFESSED, adjective. Claimed with intent to deceive; "his professed intentions".
PROFESSED, adjective. Openly declared as such; "an avowed enemy"; "her professed love of everything about that country"; "McKinley was assassinated by a professed anarchist".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras