evidently evidently  /ˈɛ və dənt li/


  • (adv) unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')


  1. The Taliban's leaders evidently didn't want to complicate their budding relations with the outside world.
  2. And people are evidently buying it, with more than 3 million Snuggies sold and counting.
  3. Their motive evidently was robbery.


  1. Messed up morals

    Re: Clarence Brueckner’s June 20 letter, “Values askew”: I agree with the Mr. Brueckner that our values are skewed … his! Here is a person, evidently a good Christian, chastising the media and the president for not embracing Mr. Brueckner's warped sense of morality.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

  2. Wyoming radio host arrested, charged with voting as a convicted felon

    David Koch evidently thought he could beat the system and vote in Wyoming, according to an arrest affidavit.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Casper Star-Tribune

  3. +Dolan Visits Mosque

    Here is a news story in the Staten Island Advance , about Cardinal Timothy Dolan visiting a mosque. Evidently, the visit went well.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter


  1. "Democrats haven't scheduled so much as a committee hearing for Donald Berwick but the mere possibility of allowing the American people the opportunity to hear what he intends to do with their health care is evidently reason enough for this...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: msnbc.com

  2. "Evidently the winds are more favourable today, which should be encouraging to the firefighters," Bush said.
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Canada.com

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /