seemingly







seemingly


adjective

  1. apparent; appearing, whether truly or falsely, to be as specified: a seeming advantage.

noun

  1. appearance, especially outward or deceptive appearance.

adverb

  1. in appearance but not necessarily in actualitywith seemingly effortless ease
  2. (sentence modifier) apparently; as far as one knowsseemingly, he had few friends left

adjective

  1. (prenominal) apparent but not actual or genuineseeming honesty

noun

  1. outward or false appearance

adj.late 14c., present participle adjective from seem. Seemingly in sense of “to all appearances” recorded from 1590s.

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