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outwardly

[ out-werd-lee ]
/ ˈaʊt wərd li /
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adverb
as regards appearance or outward manifestation: outwardly charming; outwardly considerate.
on the outside or outer surface; externally: Outwardly, the fruit was rough to the touch.
toward the outside: The pier stretched outwardly from the shore.
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Origin of outwardly

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at outward, -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for outwardly

outwardly
/ (ˈaʊtwədlɪ) /

adverb
in outward appearance
with reference to the outside or outer surface; externally
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