Obviously



[ob-vee-uh s] /ˈɒb vi əs/

adjective
1.
easily seen, recognized, or understood; open to view or knowledge; evident:
an obvious advantage.
2.
lacking in subtlety.
3.
Obsolete. being or standing in the way.
/ˈɒbvɪəslɪ/
adverb
1.
in a way that is easy to see or understand; evidently
2.
without subtlety
3.
(sentence modifier) it is obvious that; clearly: obviously not everyone wants a bank account
/ˈɒbvɪəs/
adjective
1.
easy to see or understand; evident
2.
exhibiting motives, feelings, intentions, etc, clearly or without subtlety
3.
naive or unsubtle: the play was rather obvious
4.
(obsolete) being or standing in the way
adj.

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.

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