Obviously and Plainly


Obviously adverb - Unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly').
Usage example: the answer is obviously wrong

Plainly is a synonym for obviously in clearly topic. In some cases you can use "Plainly" instead an adverb "Obviously", when it comes to topics like evidently, unmistakably, explicitly. popular alternative

Nearby Words: obvious, obviousness


Plainly adverb - Without any question.
Usage example: your wife is plainly upset that you didn't invite her to the game with us

Obviously is a synonym for plainly in clearly topic. You can use "Obviously" instead an adverb "Plainly", if it concerns topics such as evidently, explicitly. popular alternative

Nearby Words: plain, plainness

Both words in one sentence

  • Ridiculously Average Guy Takashi Kosuda from B Gata H Kei is the sex target of the protagonist Yamada because he is that plainly normal and obviously a virgin like her.
  • Parental Favoritism The Borgias: Although Rodrigo Borgia is plainly very fond of all his children, his daughter Lucrezia is obviously his favorite, to the point where it becomes a little creepy.
  • Series / Lost Everytime something happens that obviously relies on too much heavy Contrived Coincidence or just plainly doesn't seem to make any sense, just relax and repeat "The Island did it".
    Source: Series / Lost
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