accidently etymology

Middle English word accidently comes from Middle English -ly (-ly (suffix used to form adverbs).), Middle English accident

Detailed word origin of accidently

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ly Middle English (enm) -ly (suffix used to form adverbs).
accident Middle English (enm)
accidently Middle English (enm) By chance, by accident. Not naturally, artificially. Temporarily.

Words with the same origin as accidently

Descendants of -ly
-ly abundauntly certeinly falsly freendly hidously paciently plentevously pleynly poverly trewely verraily