Definition for OB'VI-OUS

OB'VI-OUS, a. [L. obvius. See the Verb.]

  1. Meeting; opposed in front. I to the evil turn / My obvious breast. [Not now used.] Milton.
  2. Open; exposed. [Little used.] Milton.
  3. Plain; evident; easily discovered, seen or understood; readily perceived by the eye or the intellect. We say, a phenomenon obvious to the sight, or a truth obvious to the mind. Milton. Dryden.

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