What does seeming mean?

Definitions for seeming
ˈsi mɪŋseem·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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. seeming(Noun)

    outward appearance

  2. seeming(Noun)

    apprehension; judgement

  3. seeming(Adjective)

    apparent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seeming

    of Seem

  2. Seeming(adj)

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

  3. Seeming(noun)

    appearance; show; semblance; fair appearance; speciousness

  4. Seeming(noun)

    apprehension; judgment

How to pronounce seeming?

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How to say seeming in sign language?

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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. Metastasio:

    If our inward griefs were written on our brows, how many who are envied now would be pitied. It would seem that they had their deadliest foe in their own breast, and their whole happiness would be reduced to mere seeming.

  2. John Keats:

    Tis the witching hour of night, Orbed is the moon and bright, And the stars they glisten, glisten, Seeming with bright eyes to listen For what listen they

  3. 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.

  4. Hazlitt:

    The best way to make ourselves agreeable to others is by seeming to think them so. If we appear fully sensible of their good qualities they will not complain of the want of them in us.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    I am not merry but I do beguile The thing I am, by seeming otherwise.

Images & Illustrations of seeming

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    having or resembling a stinger or barb
    • A. contagious
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