in a way that is easy to see or understand; evidently
(sentence modifier) it is obvious that; clearly: obviously not everyone wants a bank account
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How to use obviously in a sentence
obviously, the first obligation of all liberal democratic governments is to enforce the rule of law.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive | Ayaan Hirsi Ali | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
obviously, not all the original cast can come back or even have the desire.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones) | Rich Goldstein | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yes, the original Bond, as imagined by Ian Fleming, was obviously white.
Just because two pieces of malware share a common ancestry, it obviously does not mean they share a common operator.
Since filming the show, however, her relationship with classical music has obviously changed.‘Mozart in the Jungle’: Inside Amazon’s Brave New World of Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music | Kevin Fallon | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
obviously a tremendous question arises here as to how a story should be found in Genesis xiv.Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
For Lettice—the tender woman of his first acquaintance—had obviously experienced a moment of reaction.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Beside autocratic kingship it shines with a white light; it is obviously the portal of the future.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
This paper was noted here and there on the margin, and had been obviously carefully read.Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The reasons for its adoption were, and are, still obviously wise, although not necessitous.Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick