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Meaning of SEEMING

Pronunciation:  'seemeeng

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Seem"ing\, a.
    Having a semblance, whether with or without reality;
    apparent; specious; befitting; as, seeming friendship;
    seeming truth.
    
          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.                           --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Seem"ing\, n.
    1. Appearance; show; semblance; fair appearance;
       speciousness.
    
             These keep Seeming and savor all the winter long.
                                                   --Shak.
    
    2. Apprehension; judgment. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
             Nothing more clear unto their seeming. --Hooker.
    
             His persuasive words, impregned With reason, to her
             seeming.                              --Milton.
    
    
 

 

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