outwardly

All Adverb
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  • They find the world so well ordered outwardly, that it seems able enough to go on its way without a God. Cited from Westminster Sermons, by Charles Kingsley
  • At least, it is mean outwardly; but no house could be mean inside where he lived and spread his light. Cited from Mary Gray, by Katharine Tynan
  • And so, outwardly, time is the same for all of us. Cited from The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Raymond King Cummings
  • Outwardly very little, yet one long-expected, though when it happened, surprising, thing had occurred. Cited from What Timmy Did, by Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
  • Outwardly I was calm, and spoke to the people about me as usual. Cited from The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes, by Israel Zangwill
  • After this, my conduct was outwardly rather better; but this arose only from want of money. Cited from Narrative of Some of the Lord's Dealings with George Muller, G. Muller
  • We then joined the ladies, and rode by them, all outwardly in high spirits. Cited from Orrain: A Romance, by S. Levett-Yeats
  • His mind could range back over the past without restraint, while outwardly he appeared absorbed in the play. Cited from Up in Ardmuirland, by Michael Barrett
  • Those who converted, however, usually did so only outwardly.
  • Outwardly she was all his faithful heart could have asked. Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • While he outwardly pursued management studies, he remained interested by the sciences.
  • They laughed at him outwardly, but in their hearts they did not laugh. Cited from The Gay Cockade, by Temple Bailey
  • It has not, therefore, the essence of good within it, however it appears like good outwardly. Cited from The Gist of Swedenborg, by Emanuel Swedenborg
  • He is big and powerful; one of those drinkers who show it but little outwardly. Cited from The Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath
  • At last the inward suffering began to be outwardly written on her face. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • While he does not outwardly show much affection towards his brothers, he shows in times of great stress that he does care.
  • Outwardly, the machine looked similar to the earlier model, but at no time was there an electric potential near the head.
  • Thereafter, she outwardly abandoned her campaign, but it was thought permanent damage had been done to the marriage.
  • He has been outwardly critical of both organized religion and mainstream politics, and of the relationship between the two.
  • So there are some men who make themselves appear very fine outwardly, but are betrayed as soon as they begin to talk. Cited from Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories, by Various
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Meaning of outwardly

  • adverb With respect to the outside
    outwardly, the figure is smooth
  • adverb In outward appearance
    outwardly, she appeared composed