AskDefine | Define outwardly

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outwardly adv
1 with respect to the outside; "outwardly, the figure is smooth" [syn: externally]
2 in outward appearance; "outwardly, she appeared composed" [ant: inwardly]

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  1. externally or on the outside, or on the surface
    • The terrorist was outwardly a bank clerk
  2. toward the outside

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

apparently, as it seems, at first sight, evidently, exteriorly, externally, forth, officially, on the outside, on the surface, openly, ostensibly, out, outside, outward, outwards, prima facie, professedly, publically, seemingly, superficially, to all appearances, to all seeming, to the eye, visibly, without
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