outwardly


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out·ward·ly

 (out′wərd-lē)
adv.
1. On the outside or exterior; externally.
2. Toward the outside.
3. In regard to outward condition, conduct, or manifestation: outwardly a perfect gentleman.

outwardly

(ˈaʊtwədlɪ)
adv
1. in outward appearance
2. with reference to the outside or outer surface; externally

out•ward•ly

(ˈaʊt wərd li)

adv.
1. as regards appearance or outward manifestation: outwardly charming.
2. on the outside: Outwardly, the fruit was rough to the touch.
3. toward the outside.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.outwardly - with respect to the outside; "outwardly, the figure is smooth"
2.outwardly - in outward appearance; "outwardly, she appeared composed"
inwardly, inside - with respect to private feelings; "inwardly, she was raging"

outwardly

adverb apparently, externally, seemingly, it seems that, on the surface, it appears that, ostensibly, on the face of it, superficially, to the eye, to all intents and purposes, to all appearances, as far as you can see, professedly Outwardly he showed not the faintest sign of concern.

outwardly

adverb
Translations
ظاهِرِيّاً، سَطْحِيّاً
udadtil
aî ytra útliti
navonok
dıştan

outwardly

[ˈaʊtwədlɪ] ADVpor fuera, aparentemente

outwardly

[ˈaʊtwərdli] adv
(= on the outside) → extérieurement
(= as regards appearances) → en apparence

outwardly

outwardly

[ˈaʊtwədlɪ] adv (on the surface) → esteriormente; (apparently) → apparentemente

out

(aut)
1. adverb, adjective not in a building etc; from inside a building etc; in(to) the open air. The children are out in the garden; They went out for a walk.
2. adverb from inside (something). He opened the desk and took out a pencil.
3. adverb, adjective away from home, an office etc. We had an evening out; The manager is out.
4. adverb, adjective far away. The ship was out at sea; He went out to India.
5. adverb loudly and clearly. He shouted out the answer.
6. adverb completely. She was tired out.
7. adverb, adjective not correct. My calculations seem to be out.
8. adverb, adjective free, known, available etc. He let the cat out; The secret is out.
9. adverb, adjective (in games) having been defeated. The batsman was (caught) out.
10. adverb, adjective on strike. The men came out in protest.
11. adverb, adjective no longer in fashion. Long hair is definitely out.
12. adverb, adjective (of the tide) with the water at or going to its lowest level. The tide is (going) out.
13. adjective unacceptable. That suggestion is definitely out.
(as part of a word)
1. not inside or near, as in out-lying.
2. indicating outward movement, as in outburst.
3. indicating that the action goes further or beyond a normal action, as in outshine.
ˈouter adjective
outside; far from (the centre of) something. outer space.
ˈoutermost adjective
nearest the edge, outside etc. the outermost ring on the target.
ˈouting noun
a usually short trip, made for pleasure. an outing to the seaside.
ˈoutward adjective
1. on or towards the outside; able to be seen. Judging by his outward appearance, he's not very rich; no outward sign of unhappiness.
2. (of a journey) away from. The outward journey will be by sea, but they will return home by air.
ˈoutwardly adverb
in appearance. Outwardly he is cheerful, but he is really a very unhappy person.
ˈoutwards adverb
towards the outside edge or surface. Moving outwards from the centre of the painting, we see that the figures become smaller.
ˈout-and-out adjective
very bad. an out-and-out liar.
out-of-datedateout-of-pocket adjective
paid in cash; paid out of your own pocket. out-of-pocket expenses.
be out of pocket
to have no money; to lose money. I can't pay you now as I'm out of pocket at the moment.
out of printprintout of sight
1. no longer visible; where you cannot see something or be seen. They watched the ship sailing until it was out of sight; Put it out of sight.
2. an old expression meaning wonderful, fantastic. The show was out of sight.
out of sight, out of mind
an expression describing a situation in which someone is forgotten when he/she is not around. They used to be close friends, but since he left it has become a case of out of sight, out of mind.
ˌout-of-the-ˈway adjective
difficult to reach or arrive at. an out-of-the-way place.
be out for
to be wanting or intending to get. She is out for revenge.
be out to
to be determined to. He is out to win the race.
out of
1. from inside. He took it out of the bag.
2. not in. Mr Smith is out of the office; out of danger; out of sight.
3. from among. Four out of five people like this song.
4. having none left. She is quite out of breath.
5. because of. He did it out of curiosity/spite.
6. from. He drank the lemonade straight out of the bottle.
out of doors
outside. We like to eat out of doors in summer.
out of it
1. not part of a group, activity etc. I felt a bit out of it at the party.
2. no longer involved in something. That was a crazy scheme – I'm glad to be out of it.
out of orderorderout of the way
unusual. There was nothing out of the way about what she said.
out of this worldworldout of workwork
References in classic literature ?
The communion between George Willard and his mother was outwardly a formal thing without mean- ing.
Greatly excited by the strange news, but maintaining as calm an air outwardly as possible, so as not to excite the Indians, Tom and his friends returned to camp to prepare for their trip.
Walking to and fro, with those lonely footsteps, in the little world with which she was outwardly connected, it now and then appeared to Hester -- if altogether fancy, it was nevertheless too potent to be resisted -- she felt or fancied, then, that the scarlet letter had endowed her with a new sense.
Besides her hoisted boats, an American whaler is outwardly distinguished by her try-works.
Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.
I can only say that there was smoothness outwardly.
The attachment, from which against honour, against feeling, against every better interest he had outwardly torn himself, now, when no longer allowable, governed every thought; and the connection, for the sake of which he had, with little scruple, left her sister to misery, was likely to prove a source of unhappiness to himself of a far more incurable nature.
The one person present who remained outwardly undisturbed was Magdalen herself.
But, within myself, I shall always be, towards you, what I am now, though outwardly I shall be what you have heretofore seen me.
Looking back at the old town, with its one steep street climbing the white face of the chalk hill, I remembered what wonderful exotic women Thomas Hardy had found eating their hearts out behind the windows of dull country high streets, through which hung waving no banners of romance, outwardly as unpromising of adventure as the windows of the town I had left.
That minister had always been my secret enemy, though he outwardly caressed me more than was usual to the moroseness of his nature.
In dress and outwardly," said he, "she is a Moor, but at heart she is a thoroughly good Christian, for she has the greatest desire to become one.