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  • adjalleged, supposed
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Synonyms for ostensible

adj alleged, supposed
  • avowed
  • plausible
  • professed
  • purported
  • apparent
  • colorable
  • demonstrative
  • exhibited
  • illusive
  • illusory
  • likely
  • manifest
  • notable
  • outward
  • pretended
  • quasi
  • seeming
  • semblant
  • so-called
  • specious
  • superficial

Antonyms for ostensible

  • improbable
  • obscure
  • unlikely
  • vague
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to ostensible

alleged

adjective. asserted, often doubtful

apparent

adjective. seeming, not proven real

delusive

adjective. deceptive

demonstrating

adjective. showing definitively

false

adjective. fake, counterfeit

hallucinatory

adjective. illusive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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