Word:

Ostensible

Os`ten´si`ble   Pronunciation: ǒs`tĕn´sĭ`b'l
a.1.
1.Capable of being shown; proper or intended to be shown.
2.Outwardly appearing to be; shown to be; exhibited; apparent; evident.
3.Declared; avowed; professed; pretended; - often used as opposed to real or actual; as, an ostensible reason, motive, or aim.
Adj.1.ostensible - appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"
Synonyms: seeming, apparent
2.ostensible - represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity"
Synonyms: ostensive
Barmecidal, Barmecide, airy, alleged, apparent, apparitional, appearing, arrant, autistic, avowed, blatant, bold, chimeric, claimed, colorable, colored, conspicuous, deceptive, delusional, delusionary, delusive, delusory, dereistic, dreamlike, dreamy, erroneous, fallacious, false, fantastic, flagrant, gilded, glaring, hanging out, hypocritical, illusional, illusionary, illusive, illusory, imaginary, in name only, in relief, in the foreground, meretricious, misleading, notable, noticeable, notorious, obtrusive, outstanding, outward, phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantom, plausible, pretended, pretexted, professed, prominent, pronounced, purported, salient, seeming, self-deceptive, self-deluding, so-called, specious, spectral, staring, stark-staring, sticking out, striking, superficial, supposed, supposititious, surface, tinsel, to the eye, unactual, unfounded, unreal, unsubstantial, visible, visionary
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