Adjective(1) appearing as such but not necessarily so(2) represented or appearing as such; pretended
(1) Later, the company risked its stance of ostensible objectivity by joining the preacher and his family for a picnic supper at a farm north of the city.(2) It is, after all, made up of ostensible competitors who are allied for the common good.(3) The ostensible cause of the conflict was a trivial argument between a public transportation driver and a passenger of different faiths.(4) A biography of Elvire O'Connor, the ostensible writer of this piece, is included in the program and is a tiny work of art in its own right.(5) The safety team's ostensible goal was, if possible, to manage the project to a safe and successful conclusion.(6) While the ostensible motivation will be to improve the security of the Internet, the real objective will be to increase corporate profitability.(7) The ostensible goal of this little group was to combat the great colossus of Americana - Mickey Mouse.(8) Its ostensible purpose was to usher in yet another Five Year Plan, this time on law and order.(9) There is a remarkable piece of dialogue on just this subject in Dr Faustus, although the ostensible topic is music.(10) As is so often the case with this Prime Minister, he was talking as much about himself as he was about his ostensible subject.(11) There is simply no money in the till to fund rickety new programs that will quickly outgrow their ostensible resource base.(12) Given that the country does not appear to have been invaded by a foreign power, what is the ostensible cause of this nationwide panic?(13) The ostensible ease with which he makes such jumps unsettles even loyal supporters.(14) Where an employee has no actual authority, either express or implied, to perform the act in question he may still have apparent or ostensible authority.(15) The ostensible reason is that he does not wish to relinquish his seat in the European parliament.(16) The show confirmed that he is an unabashed landscape painter, regardless of his ostensible subject matter.
1. apparent ::
2. ostensive ::
3. seeming ::
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