What does seemingly mean?

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seemingly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seemingly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Plomer:

    Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.

  2. Al Franken:

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

  3. Dr. Robert Schuller:

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

  4. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva:

    Colorblind racism is the new racial music most people dance to, the 'new racism' is subtle, institutionalized and seemingly nonracial.

  5. Rabbi Harold Kushner:

    Everything that God created is potentially holy, and our task as humans is to find that holiness in seemingly unholy situations. When we can do this, we will have learned to nurture our souls.

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