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seeming (adj.)

"that appears to be (real, proper, etc.), apparent to the senses or mind, having a semblance or appearance of being real," mid-14c., present-participle adjective from seem. Also "suitable, becoming" (mid-14c.), but this is obsolete. Seemingly in the sense of "to all appearances" is recorded from 1590s; earlier it meant "fittingly, properly, in the correct manner" (early 15c.).

seeming (n.)

"act or fact of appearing to be," late 14c., verbal noun from seem (v.).

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