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 ?
It was very pretty then, but to me it is much prettier now, for in this seeming blemishes I read a little history.
They were such cheerful noises, seeming to promise new things for living people: it was a pity that those freshly planed pine boards were to be put underground so soon.
But it's just such seeming trifles that we've got to take seriously; such things count.
The scout, while making his remarks, was busied in collecting certain necessary implements; as he concluded, he moved silently by the group of travelers, accompanied by the Mohicans, who seemed to comprehend his intentions with instinctive readiness, when the whole three disappeared in succession, seeming to vanish against the dark face of a perpendicular rock that rose to the height of a few yards, within as many feet of the water's edge.
So she made the change, and straightway fancied that everything was spoiled by it; not recognizing that it was the nervousness of the juncture, and her own native squeamishness as an old maid, that wrought all the seeming mischief.
The minister -- for, save the long-sought regards of woman, nothing is sweeter than these marks of childish preference, accorded spontaneously by a spiritual instinct, and therefore seeming to imply in us something truly worthy to be loved -- the minister looked round, laid his hand on the child's head, hesitated an instant, and then kissed her brow.
Flora continued to fix me with her small mask of reprobation, and even at that minute I prayed God to forgive me for seeming to see that, as she stood there holding tight to our friend's dress, her incomparable childish beauty had suddenly failed, had quite vanished.
It was now about nine o'clock, and the room seeming almost supernaturally quiet after these orgies, I began to congratulate myself upon a little plan that had occurred to me just previous to the entrance of the seamen.
The friend, who was named Tamoszius Kuszleika, was a sharp little man who folded hides on the killing beds, and he listened to what Jurgis had to say without seeming at all surprised.
Aunt Chloe shut and corded the box, and, getting up, looked gruffly on the trader, her tears seeming suddenly turned to sparks of fire.