apparently (

     adv 1: from appearances alone; "irrigation often produces bumper
            crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is
            seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had
            been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really
            concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the
            problem seems minor" [syn: seemingly, ostensibly,
            on the face of it]
     2: unmistakably; "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in
        bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too
        important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all
        patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here
        for some time"; "I thought he owned the property, but
        apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; (`plain' is
        often used informally for `plainly' as in "he is plain
        stubborn") [syn: obviously, evidently, manifestly, patently,
         plainly, plain]