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Synonyms of 'outward'

(adjective) 
Definition
apparent or superficial
In spite of my outward calm, I was very shaken.
Synonyms
apparent
I was a bit depressed by our apparent lack of progress.
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seeming
We'll have peace of mind amidst seeming chaos.
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outside
Cracks are beginning to appear on the outside wall.
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external
the external surface of the wall
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outer
Peel away the outer skin of the onion.
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ostensible
the ostensible reason for her resignation
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of external
Definition
of, situated on, or suitable for the outside
the external surface of the wall
in the sense of ostensible
Definition
apparent or seeming
the ostensible reason for her resignation
in the sense of outer
Definition
on the outside
Peel away the outer skin of the onion.
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