obviously

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adverb ob·vi·ous·ly \-lē\

Definition of obviously

  1. 1 :  in an obvious manner <showed his anger obviously>

  2. 2 :  as is plainly evident <obviously, something is wrong>

Examples of obviously in a sentence

  1. She obviously enjoys her work.

  2. Their answer was obviously wrong.

  3. That's obviously not her real name.

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First Known Use of obviously

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OBVIOUSLY Defined for English Language Learners

obviously

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adverb ob·vi·ous·ly \-lē\

Definition of obviously for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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