Definition of obviousness in English:



  • See obvious

    • ‘In its barefaced obviousness, an iceberg seems the broadest hint imaginable; but what is it a hint of?’
    • ‘All you'll get is a blank look, despite the apparent obviousness of the question and the Happy Meal photos above the counter.’
    • ‘I have to acknowledge the obviousness because it's not the object per se that is the subject of the work, but the idea that created it.’
    • ‘Color and composition combine - usually without the obviousness of figuration.’
    • ‘That which is truly outrageous tends to have the quality of obviousness.’