1. seemingly

adverb. ['ˈsiːmɪŋli'] from appearances alone.


  • apparently
  • ostensibly


  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • seeming (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Seemingly

  • screamingly

Example sentences of the word seemingly

1. Adverb
From seemingly bladeless to slim and effective, there are a wide variety of tower fans on the market.

Quotes containing the word seemingly

1. It is not so much the major events as the small day-to-day decisions that map the course of our living. . . Our lives are, in reality, the sum total of our seemingly unimportant decisions and of our capacity to live by those decisions.
- Gordon B. Hinckley

2. Those who make us believe that anything’s possible and fire our imagination over the long haul, are often the ones who have survived the bleakest of circumstances. The men and women who have every reason to despair, but don’t, may have the most to teach us, not only about how to hold true to our beliefs, but about how such a life can bring about seemingly impossible social change.
- Paul Rogat Loeb, The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear

3. Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger, portion of truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.
- Edgar Allan Poe, The Mystery of Marie Rogêt