state the obvious

Definition of state the obvious

  1. :  to tell people things they already know She accused me of stating the obvious.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  mode or condition of being

    :  condition of mind or temperament

    :  a condition of abnormal tension or excitement

  1. :  to set by regulation or authority

    :  to express the particulars of especially in words :  report

    :  to express in words

  1. :  being in the way or in front

    :  easily discovered, seen, or understood

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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