What does seeming mean?

Definitions for seeming
ˈsi mɪŋseem·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparent(a), ostensible, seeming(a)adjective

    appearing as such but not necessarily so

    "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"

Wiktionary

  1. seemingnoun

    outward appearance

  2. seemingnoun

    apprehension; judgement

  3. seemingadjective

    apparent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seeming

    of Seem

  2. Seemingadjective

    having a semblance, whether with or without reality; apparent; specious; befitting; as, seeming friendship; seeming truth

  3. Seemingnoun

    appearance; show; semblance; fair appearance; speciousness

  4. Seemingnoun

    apprehension; judgment

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seeming in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seeming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of seeming in a Sentence

  1. Rabindranath Tagore:

    The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist.

  2. Mike Reilly:

    I don’t think of plastic surgery as deceptive, but the idea of altering your appearance then seeming more trustworthy is interesting, when your eyes are more open, [you appear] more trustworthy— your parents, like mine, probably told you if you’re making eye contact, you’re not lying.

  3. Anthony Burgess:

    The aura of the theocratic death penalty for adultery still clings to America, even outside New England, and multiple divorce, which looks to the European like serial polygamy, is the moral solution to the problem of the itch. Love comes into it too, of course, but in Europe we tend to see marital love as an eternity which encompasses hate and also indifference: when we promise to love we really mean that we promise to honor a contract. Americans, seeming to take marriage with not enough seriousness, are really taking love and sex with too much.

  4. William of Baskerville:

    So, rather than appear foolish afterward, I renounce seeming clever now.

  5. J. W. Alexander:

    There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.

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    cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
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