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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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Rhymes with Ostensible

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

How do you pronounce ostensible?

Pronounce ostensible as ɑˈstɛnsəbəl.

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2. ostensible

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

Synonyms

  • imitative
  • counterfeit

Antonyms

  • uninstructive
  • natural
  • sincere

Sentences with 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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