Usage examples for professed

  1. Of himself, he says: 'Though I could sin with delight and ease, and take pleasure in the villanies of my companions, even then, if I saw wicked things done by them that professed goodness, it would make my spirit tremble. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude
  2. Others were violently against her, and could not see, so they professed a shadow of doubt in the case from first to last. – The Queen Against Owen by Allen Upward