Definition of 'seeming'
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His success came from seeming to care about those who felt left behind by the other parties. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet colleagues were impressed by his grasp of detail and seeming lack of personal ambition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You value your skills and can be confident without seeming conceited. The Sun (2014)This seeming contradiction within the document may perhaps be explained in the following manner. Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)You come across as confident without seeming conceited. The Sun (2014)These seeming contradictions cannot be reconciled by the puny human mind. Christianity Today (2000)You can talk confidently without seeming conceited. The Sun (2010)There is a seeming contradiction here that traps many people. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)How does she reconcile the seeming contradiction between blogging about beauty and her religion? Times, Sunday Times (2014)At work you are confident without seeming conceited. The Sun (2014)I don't see why you are worrying about seeming polite when they are being so crass. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I don't recall him seeming especially worried about it. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Always seeming older than her years, her vulnerable voice has gained a stronger, more knowing edge. The Sun (2011)Another reason is that we're trying to seem likeable and we're worried about seeming aggressive or arrogant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He too must not despair: despite the seeming lack of progress, he might have made more strides than he realised. Times, Sunday Times (2015)While their young choreographer has an anxiety attack over the seeming lack of progress, they just keep on dancing, chatting away and having a wonderful time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'seeming'
British English: seeming ADJECTIVE
Seeming means appearing to be the case, but not necessarily the case.
Analysts have been highly critical of the company's seeming inability to control costs.
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