Definitions for seemingly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparently, seemingly, ostensibly, on the face of it(adverb)

    from appearances alone

    "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"

Wiktionary

  1. seemingly(Adverb)

    To appearances; apparently.

  2. seemingly(Adverb)

    In a seemly manner; decorously; with propriety.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seemingly(adverb)

    in appearance; in show; in semblance; apparently; ostensibly

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seemingly' in Adverbs Frequency: #394

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Plomer:

    Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.

  2. Esther Herzfeld:

    They were all just fine, and normal and fine, and seemingly healthy.

  3. Al Franken:

    When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.

  4. Dr. Robert Schuller:

    Most people who succeed n the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.

  5. Angus Nicholson:

    Volumes have been very light at the moment, but that has seemingly been positive news for markets across the region.

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