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1. obvious

adjective. ['ˈɑːbviːəs'] easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind.

Synonyms

  • evident
  • clear
  • plain
  • plain to see
  • crystal clear
  • apparent
  • manifest
  • patent
  • conspicuous
  • writ large
  • open
  • provable
  • apparent
  • obviousness
  • noticeableness
  • open-and-shut
  • unmistakable
  • self-evident
  • taken for granted
  • transparent
  • frank
  • demonstrable
  • noticeability
  • axiomatic
  • patency
  • overt

Antonyms

  • unobvious
  • cork
  • lock
  • bar

Etymology

  • obvius (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Obvious

  • acrimonious
  • agregious
  • amphibious
  • aqueous
  • bilious
  • brosious
  • commodious
  • contemporaneous
  • copious
  • courteous
  • curious
  • deleterious
  • delirious
  • devious
  • dubious
  • envious
  • erroneous
  • erroneous
  • extraneous
  • fastidious

How to spell obvious? Is it ovious? Or obviou? Common misspellings are:

  • ovious
  • obviou

Example sentences of the word obvious


1. Adjective
Although avoiding bad language may seem obvious, it still appears in the business world.

Quotes containing the word obvious


1. In art, the obvious is a sin.
- Edward Dmytryk

2. They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

3. After all, you're not exactly a nation like all the other nations. You are unique, if only because you are such an ancient people, and because of the way you are spread all over the world and your obvious success in many fields.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

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