[ man-uh-fest-lee ]
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  1. in a way that can be readily seen by the eye or the understanding; plainly or obviously; evidently: It can sometimes feel like amputated limbs are still there, even when they're manifestly not.

Origin of manifestly


Other words from manifestly

  • non·man·i·fest·ly, adverb

Words Nearby manifestly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use manifestly in a sentence

  • Whether advocates and orators had liberty to plead in causes, manifestly known to be unjust, vexatious, or oppressive?

    Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
  • On the contrary, the full meaning of the act is manifestly opposed to such an idea.

    Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
  • Confessing here is manifestly parallel to the offering of the sacrifice of praise.

  • The two terms, therefore, manifestly stand connected with the representations given of a covenant state.

  • Matt's delight must have been reflected in his face, for Burke's interest in him manifestly deepened.

    Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews