Textual thesaurus for "apparently"

(adv) evidently, manifestly, obviously, patently, plain, plainly

unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')

the answer is obviously wrong; she was in bed and evidently in great pain; he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list; it is all patently nonsense; she has apparently been living here for some time; I thought he owned the property, but apparently not; You are plainly wrong; he is plain stubborn

(adv) seemingly, on the face of it, ostensibly

from appearances alone

irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land; the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned; had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it-Thomas Hardy; on the face of it the problem seems minor