Origin of obvious
Examples from the Web for obviously
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|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|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
Obviously, Dominic West can carry on swimming as much as he likes.What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale|Tim Teeman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First of all, he continued to search through the letters, pocketing those which were obviously bills.Adrien Leroy|Charles Garvice
Had man been placed in the world perfected and sinless, obviously there would be no such thing as progress.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Tammie was looking down at a splash of drying blood, obviously a deer had been badly wounded here and had fallen.Double Challenge|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Obviously, we are here confronted with two different standards of conduct.Essays in Rebellion|Henry W. Nevinson
Obviously we shall have to learn more of this at another session.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
Word Origin for obvious
1580s, "frequently met with," from Latin obvius "that is in the way, presenting itself readily, open, exposed, commonplace," from obviam (adv.) "in the way," from ob "against" (see ob-) + viam, accusative of via "way" (see via). Meaning "plain to see, evident" is first recorded 1630s. Related: Obviously; obviousness.