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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Obvious  \Ob"vi*ous\,  a.  [L.  obvius;  ob  (see  {Ob-})  +  via  way 
  See  {Voyage}.] 
  1.  Opposing;  fronting.  [Obs.] 
  To  the  evil  turn  My  obvious  breast.  --Milton. 
  2.  Exposed;  subject;  open  liable.  [Obs.]  ``Obvious  to 
  dispute.''  --Milton. 
  3.  Easily  discovered,  seen,  or  understood;  readily  perceived 
  by  the  eye  or  the  intellect;  plain;  evident;  apparent;  as 
  an  obvious  meaning;  an  obvious  remark. 
  Apart  and  easy  to  be  known  they  lie,  Amidst  the 
  heap,  and  obvious  to  the  eye.  --Pope. 
  Syn:  Plain;  clear;  evident.  See  {Manifest}.  -- 
  {Ob"vi*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Ob"vi*ous-ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  :  unmistakably;  "the  answer  is  obviously  wrong";  "she  was  in 
  bed  and  evidently  in  great  pain";  "he  was  manifestly 
  too  important  to  leave  off  the  guest  list";  "it  is  all 
  patently  nonsense";  "she  has  apparently  been  living 
  here  for  some  time";  "I  thought  he  owned  the  property, 
  but  apparently  not";  "You  are  plainly  wrong";  (`plain' 
  is  often  used  informally  for  `plainly'  as  in  "he  is 
  plain  stubborn")  [syn:  {evidently},  {manifestly},  {patently}, 
  {apparently},  {plainly},  {plain}] 

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