seemingly
adverb see seeming II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Seemingly — Seem ing*ly, adv. In appearance; in show; in semblance; apparently; ostensibly. [1913 Webster] This the father seemingly complied with. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seemingly — index prima facie (self evident), reputedly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • seemingly — seem|ing|ly [ˈsi:mıŋli] adv 1.) appearing to have a particular quality, when this may or may not be true = ↑apparently ▪ seemingly unrelated bits of information seemingly endless/impossible etc ▪ The new minister was faced with a seemingly… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seemingly — [[t]si͟ːmɪŋli[/t]] 1) ADV: ADV adj/adv If something is seemingly the case, you mean that it appears to be the case, even though it may not really be so. A seemingly endless line of trucks waits in vain to load up. ...bread made from a seemingly… …   English dictionary

  • seemingly — adv. Seemingly is used with these adjectives: ↑arbitrary, ↑benign, ↑casual, ↑contradictory, ↑conventional, ↑diverse, ↑easy, ↑effortless, ↑empty, ↑endless, ↑exhaustive, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • seemingly — seem|ing|ly [ simıŋli ] adverb ** 1. ) in a way that appears to have a particular quality, even though this is probably not true: APPARENTLY: Heidi was seemingly calm when she left to take the test. 2. ) according to what you know or how… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seemingly — adverb 1 appearing to be something when this is not actually true; apparent: The road was dusty and seemingly endless. 2 (sentence adverb) according to the facts as you know them: There is seemingly nothing we can do to stop the plans going ahead …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • seemingly */*/ — UK [ˈsiːmɪŋlɪ] / US [ˈsɪmɪŋlɪ] adverb 1) in a way that appears to have a particular quality, even though this is probably not true Heidi was seemingly calm when she left to take the test. 2) according to what you know or how something appears… …   English dictionary

  • seemingly — adverb To appearances; apparently. an object, seemingly like those which we have experienced, may be attended with different or contrary effects …   Wiktionary

  • seemingly — [ˈsiːmɪŋli] adv in a way that appears to have a particular quality, even though this is probably not true Heidi was seemingly calm when she left to take the test.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • seemingly — seeming ► ADJECTIVE ▪ appearing to be real or true; apparent. DERIVATIVES seemingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

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