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seeming

[ see-ming ]
/ ˈsi mɪŋ /
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adjective

apparent; appearing, whether truly or falsely, to be as specified: a seeming advantage.

noun

appearance, especially outward or deceptive appearance.

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Origin of seeming

1300–50; Middle English semynge;see seem, -ing2, -ing1
seem·ing·ly, adverbseem·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for seeming

seeming
/ (ˈsiːmɪŋ) /

adjective

(prenominal) apparent but not actual or genuineseeming honesty

noun

outward or false appearance
seemingness, noun
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