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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•vi•ous*ˈɒb vi əs(adj.)

  1. easily seen, recognized, or understood; open to view or knowledge; evident.

  2. lacking in subtlety.

  3. Obs. being or standing in the way.

* Syn: See apparent.

Origin of obvious:

1580–90; < L obvius in the way =ob-ob-+-vius, adj. der. of via way


Princeton's WordNet

  1. obviousness, noticeability, noticeableness, patency(noun)

    the property of being easy to see and understand


  1. obviousness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being obvious.

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