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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.); "worthy of respect, honorable" (late 14c.), but these are obsolete. As a noun, "act of appearing," late 14c.  Seemingly (adv.) in the sense of "to all appearances" is recorded from 1590s; earlier it meant "fittingly, properly (early 15c.), "in the correct or pleasing manner" (c. 1200).

seeming (n.)

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

updated on April 13, 2022

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Definitions of seeming from WordNet

seeming (adj.)
appearing as such but not necessarily so;
his seeming honesty
Synonyms: apparent / ostensible
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