seeming


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seem·ing

 (sē′mĭng)
adj.
Apparent; ostensible.
n.
Outward appearance; semblance.

seem′ing·ly adv.
seem′ing·ness n.

seeming

(ˈsiːmɪŋ)
adj
(prenominal) apparent but not actual or genuine: seeming honesty.
n
outward or false appearance
ˈseemingness n

seem•ing

(ˈsi mɪŋ)

adj.
1. apparent; ostensible: a seeming advantage.
n.
2. outward appearance.
[1300–50]
seem′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.seeming - appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"
superficial - concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences"

seeming

adjective apparent, appearing, outward, surface, illusory, ostensible, specious, quasi- We'll have peace of mind amidst seeming chaos.

seeming

adjective
Appearing as such but not necessarily so:
Translations
ظاهِري
zdánlivý
tilsyneladende
sem virîist vera
görünüşteki

seeming

[ˈsiːmɪŋ]
A. ADJaparente
B. Napariencia f

seeming

[ˈsiːmɪŋ] adj (= apparent) [contradiction, inability, indifference] → apparent(e)

seeming

adj attrscheinbar

seeming

[ˈsiːmɪŋ] adjapparente

seem

(siːm) verb
to have the appearance or give the impression of being or doing. A thin person always seems (to be) taller than he really is; She seems kind; He seemed to hesitate for a minute.
ˈseeming adjective
existing in appearance, though not usually in reality. her seeming indifference.
ˈseemingly adverb
apparently; according to report. Seemingly, her mother is very ill.
ˈseemly adjective
(negative unseemly) (of behaviour etc) suitable, proper or decent. seemly conduct.
References in classic literature ?
This alone would not have produced the seeming indifference, so they set their minds to discover the real cause.
Seeming wise men may make shift to get opinion; but let no man choose them for employment; for certainly you were better take for business, a man somewhat absurd, than over-formal.
Shooting himself perpendicularly from the water, Queequeg now took an instant's glance around him, and seeming to see just how matters were, dived down and disappeared.
There was a maddening quality in this seeming resolution of the foe to give him no rest, to give him no time to sit down and think.
Relocated to the cavernous industrial space of La Sucriere, however, the piece created other wrinkles in time, seeming at once placed at the cultural roots of European rave and trance culture--indeed, Lyon artistic director Thierry Raspail told me that Young obtained the very latest subwoofers for the occasion (the deep pulses raising the roof and making the floor feel ready to cave in)--and also utterly futuristic.