Seeming



adjective
1.
apparent; appearing, whether truly or falsely, to be as specified:
a seeming advantage.
noun
2.
appearance, especially outward or deceptive appearance.
verb (used without object)
1.
to appear to be, feel, do, etc.:
She seems better this morning.
2.
to appear to one’s own senses, mind, observation, judgment, etc.:
It seems to me that someone is calling.
3.
to appear to exist:
There seems no need to go now.
4.
to appear to be true, probable, or evident:
It seems likely to rain.
5.
to give the outward appearance of being or to pretend to be:
He only seems friendly because he wants you to like him.
adjective
1.
(prenominal) apparent but not actual or genuine: seeming honesty
noun
2.
outward or false appearance
verb (may take an infinitive)
1.
(copula) to appear to the mind or eye; look: this seems nice, the car seems to be running well
2.
to give the impression of existing; appear to be: there seems no need for all this nonsense
3.
used to diminish the force of a following infinitive to be polite, more noncommittal, etc: I can’t seem to get through to you

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