Difference between Apparently and Seemingly

What is the difference between Apparently and Seemingly?

Apparently as an adverb is plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently. while Seemingly as an adverb is to appearances; apparently.


Part of speech: adverb

Definition: Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently. Seemingly; in appearance only. According to what the speaker has read or been told.

Example sentence: Wall Street apparently takes and then forgets, and then comes after the guns of law-abiding American citizens and small businesses.


Part of speech: adverb

Definition: To appearances; apparently.

Example sentence: Technology is causing a set of seemingly disconnected things - shortening of attention spans, polarization, outrage-ification of culture, mass narcissism, election engineering, addiction to technology.

We hope you now know whether to use Apparently or Seemingly in your sentence.

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