seeming

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seeming

  1. Present participle of seem.

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seeming (comparative more seeming, superlative most seeming)

  1. apparent
    seeming friendship
    • Shakespeare
      My lord, you have lost a friend indeed; / And I dare swear you borrow not that face / Of seeming sorrow, it is sure your own.

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seeming (plural seemings)

  1. outward appearance
    • 1845, Edgar Allan Poe, "The Raven"
      And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting / On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; / And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, / And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor
  2. (obsolete) apprehension; judgement
    Nothing more clear unto their seeming. — Hooker.
    His persuasive words, impregned / With reason, to her seeming. — Milton.

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