Definition of obvious in English:

obvious

Syllabification: ob·vi·ous
Pronunciation: /ˈäbvēəs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

obviousness

noun
More example sentences
  • I have to acknowledge the obviousness because it's not the object per se that is the subject of the work, but the idea that created it.
  • Color and composition combine - usually without the obviousness of figuration.
  • In its barefaced obviousness, an iceberg seems the broadest hint imaginable; but what is it a hint of?

Origin

late 16th century (in the sense 'frequently encountered'): from Latin obvius (from the phrase ob viam 'in the way') + -ous.

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