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seeming

seem·ing

seeming

pronunciation:
si mIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: appearing to be as indicated; apparent.
His seeming shyness hid a boisterous personality.
antonyms:
actual, genuine
similar words:
apparent, ostensible, ostensive, outward
 
part of speech: noun
definition: outward appearance, esp. a deceptive one.
similar words:
shape
derivations: seemingly (adv.), seemingness (n.)