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Definition of Obvious

Obvious

  1. Opposing; fronting.
  2. Exposed; subject; open; liable.
  3. Easily discovered, seen, or understood; readily perceived by the eye or the intellect; plain; evident; apparent; as, an obvious meaning; an obvious remark.

Obvious Quotations

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Albert Einstein

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
Confucius

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That's because they were able to connect experiences they've had and synthesize new things.
Steve Jobs

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
Arthur Schopenhauer

None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone's help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.
Harvey Mackay
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Obvious Translations

obvious in Dutch is kennelijk, evident, apert
obvious in Finnish is ilmeinen
obvious in Italian is ovvio, flagrante, distinto
obvious in Spanish is dilucido, visto
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