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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: Latin evidens, from e- 'out' + the present participle of videre 'to see'

evident

adjective
     
ev‧i‧dent W3
easy to see, notice, or understand [= obvious, clear]
evident that
It was evident that she was unhappy.
It soon became evident that she was seriously ill.
It was clearly evident that the company was in financial difficulties.
evident to
It was evident to me that he was not telling the truth.
evident in
The growing popularity of the subject is evident in the numbers of students wanting to study it.
Bob ate his lunch with evident enjoyment.

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