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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE OBVIOUS

In the more obvious, outward sense, it had scarcely aged her.

She replied therefore only to the more obvious tendency of what he said.

Only some of the more obvious features can here be considered.

"I would advise you to try no more obvious tricks," he said coldly.

Let us follow the philosophy of the Fall into some of its more obvious consequences.

Perhaps "folkways" is not less unfamiliar, but its meaning is more obvious.

The more complex the task, the more obvious the need to divide it.

This is the higher and more obvious degree of the function of exhalation.

A few of the more obvious features will be all that we require.

All this was more obvious to him than the consideration that a daughter should be merciful.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "frequently met with," from Latin obvius "that is in the way, presenting itself readily, open, exposed, commonplace," from obviam (adv.) "in the way," from ob "against" (see ob-) + viam, accusative of via "way" (see via). Meaning "plain to see, evident" is first recorded 1630s. Related: Obviously; obviousness.

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