obviously


ob·vi·ous·ly

adverb \-lē\

: in a way that is easy to see, understand, or recognize

—used to emphasize that you are talking about something that is easy to see, understand, or recognize

Full Definition of OBVIOUSLY

1
:  in an obvious manner <showed his anger obviously>
2
:  as is plainly evident <obviously, something is wrong>

Examples of OBVIOUSLY

  1. She obviously enjoys her work.
  2. Their answer was obviously wrong.
  3. That's obviously not her real name.

First Known Use of OBVIOUSLY

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