Definition of aparently
1. apparently [ r ] from appearances alone
Examples: "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
(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)
Three of these only were protected from us by stern commandment : the roses , whose petals might_not be collected until they had fallen , to be made into perfume or rose tea to drink ; the peonies , whose tight sticky buds would be blighted by the laying_on of_a finger , although they were not apparently harmed by the ants that crawled over them ; and the poppies .
(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)
Besides showing no inclination , apparently , to absent himself from his native region even for short periods , and in_addition writing a shelf of books set in the region , he has handled in those books an astonishingly complete list of matters which have been important in the South during the past hundred years .
(1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of...)
Success in observing these spectral lines has so_far , apparently , been confined to the laboratory ; extraterrestrial observations have yet to be reported .
(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)
Apparently he never took the trouble to find_out .
(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)
Apparently academic challenge in the structured setting creates an optimum of stress so_that the child with high anxiety is able to achieve because he is aroused to an energetic state without becoming confused or panicked .Synonyms apparently seemingly on_the_face_of_it ostensibly Related Terms apparent apparent ostensible apparent ostensible
2. apparently [ r ] unmistakably
Examples: "the answer is obviously wrong" "she was in bed and evidently in great pain" "it is all patently nonsense" "she has apparently been living here for some time" "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not"
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