Definition of Outwardly

1. Adverb. With respect to the outside. "Outwardly, the figure is smooth"

Exact synonyms: Externally



2. Adverb. In outward appearance. "Outwardly, she appeared composed"
Antonyms: Inwardly
Partainyms: Outward

Definition of Outwardly

1. Adverb. externally or on the outside, or on the surface ¹

2. Adverb. toward the outside ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outwardly

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outwardly

outwaiting
outwaits
outwalk
outwalked
outwalker
outwalkers
outwalking
outwalks
outwall
outwalls
outwar
outward
outward-bound
outward-developing
outward-moving
outwardly (current term)
outwardness
outwardnesses
outwards
outwarred
outwarring
outwars
outwash
outwashes
outwaste
outwasted
outwastes
outwasting

Literary usage of Outwardly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Quaternions by Charles Jasper Joly (1905)
"dA, where UV is the outwardly directed unit vector along the normal and dA the ... where dv is an outwardly directed element of vector area of the surface, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"As a first step, an interview between the king and the prince was arranged on 12 Nov., and they became, outwardly at least, reconciled, though the prince's ..."

3. Letters on Religious Subjects by John Kendall (1805)
"Thy lot is changed from the warm bosom of society to a land of drought, where the distilling of heavenly doctrine outwardly as the dew, is little known, ..."

4. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"things outwardly more encouraging, but I am informed from private correspondents of military men in Washington that the appearance is not deceptive, ..."

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