Synonyms for obviously
- of course
- without doubt
Antonyms for obviously
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OBVIOUSLY
Obviously there had been no serious quarrel between the brothers.
All these stories are obviously alike, but we judge them very differently.
In this the Man of Taste is obviously following the reigning fashion.
"This is obviously a conundrum," said Yates, ticking off the items on his four fingers.
To run straight, the axes of all the wheels must obviously be parallel.
His worship was elaborately civil but obviously troubled in mind.
It was obviously unreasonable, the mere cry of exaggerated grief.
Obviously, a public building is meant to impress the public.
Obviously it is the public which ought to have public spirit.
That is the right thing to say when it cannot be helped, and it obviously isn't for the best.
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.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OBVIOUSLY
- beyond doubt