seeming

[ US /ˈsimɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /sˈiːmɪŋ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. appearing as such but not necessarily so
    the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
    for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
    his seeming honesty
    the ostensible truth of their theories
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How To Use seeming In A Sentence

  • Many people striving to get through the next fortnight of seemingly ceaseless spending may be tempted to spread the cost with a zero per cent credit card. Times, Sunday Times
  • The black and white images suggested a lunar surface with bright elevated land masses, grooved by sloping drainage channels and seemingly surrounded by dark, still pools of oily liquid.
  • She gave me a cheerful grin and rattled off her past employers, accompanied by a brief biodata, both seemingly satisfying.
  • This seemingly innocuous phrase was actually a veiled threat. THE GUARDSMEN
  • Such a seemingly innocuous observation, yet as Logan evolves from student, to writer, to secret agent, to art gallery dealer, we see how it informs a kind of amorality in his character that propels him to sleep with his college mate's girlfriend and, later, the same man's wife, marry a woman he doesn't love and then push her aside when he meets the real love of his life. SFGate: Top News Stories
  • Monasteries, breaking the Lawes of obedience, and being addicted to pleasures of the flesh, are become lascivious and dissolute, making the world beleeve, that whatsoever is convenient for other women, is no way unbeseeming them, as thinking in that manner to escape. The Decameron
  • The star in question, KIC 05807616, has a rather interesting description: "a seemingly isolated pulsating hot B subdwarf. Ars Technica
  • Gorgeous in a seemingly effortless Kate Hudson/Blake Lively kind of way, her future calling dawned on her when she saw her dad performing on stage and became enamored with the costumes the dancers were wearing. Buzzine » Stacey Oristano
  • But the public life of the capital commanded his love, his seemingly inexhaustible energy and much of his spare time. Times, Sunday Times
  • Forte is a very popular figure in city government, seemingly beloved by every local politician in sight.
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