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evident Syllabification: ev·i·dent
Pronunciation: /ˈevədənt/

Definition of evident in English:


Plain or obvious; clearly seen or understood: she ate the cookies with evident enjoyment
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  • Planning law is not easy for laymen to understand, which is evident from your editorial.
  • His importance to the team was clearly evident when he was ruled out for the final months of the season.
  • If there is none, this will be clearly evident to all who live in the tradition, and to those beyond.
unmistakable, indisputable
informalas plain as the nose on your face, sticking out like a sore thumb, as clear as day


Late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin evidens, evident- 'obvious to the eye or mind', from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + videre 'to see'.

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