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1. ostensible

adjective. ['ɑːˈstɛnsəbəl'] appearing as such but not necessarily so.

Synonyms

  • seeming
  • apparent

Antonyms

  • true
  • nonimitative
  • nonechoic

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Words that Rhyme with Ostensible

  • comprehensible
  • reprehensible
  • indispensable
  • indefensible
  • dispensable
  • compensable
  • insensible
  • defensible
  • sensible

2. ostensible

adjective. ['ɑːˈstɛnsəbəl'] represented or appearing as such; pretended.

Synonyms

  • imitative
  • counterfeit

Antonyms

  • uninstructive
  • natural
  • sincere

Example sentences of the word ostensible


1. Adjective
The ostensible purpose of the comic was to highlight the horrors of nuclear war, but there was an element of glamorization as well.

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