appearing to have a particular quality, when this may or may not be true
= apparently seemingly unrelated bits of informationseemingly endless/impossible etc The new minister was faced with a seemingly impossible task.seemingly unaware/oblivious Alice was standing in the street, seemingly oblivious to the rain. [sentence adverb]formal
according to the facts as you know them
= apparently There is seemingly nothing we can do to stop the plans going ahead.
1. Even seemingly insignificant remains can shed interesting light on the history of early man. 甚至表面看来微不足道的遗物，也能使人类早期历史有趣地展现出来。
2. Even seemingly insignificant remains can shed interesting light on the history of early man. 即使看起来微不足道的遗物，也可能揭示人类早期历史的一些有趣的内容。
3. We often read in novels how a seemingly respectable person or family has some terrible secret which has been concealed from strangers for years. 在小说中，我们经常读到一个表面上受人尊重的人物或家庭，却有着某种多年不为人所知的骇人听闻的秘密。
4. And she was slicing so quickly, seemingly not paying attention to her sharp chopping knife, that I was afraid the tips of her fingers would become one of the ingredients of the purple vegetable and pork dish. 她切得很快，好像一点也不注意她手中那把锋利的切菜刀，我真害怕她的手指尖也会成为紫色蔬菜烧猪肉这门菜肴中的佐料。
5. Seemingly there is nothing we can do. 看样子我们无能为力.
6. Such statements are examples of "snap judgments", opinions which are formed suddenly, seemingly on no sound reason at all. 此类叙述就是“快速判断”的例子，也就是迅速形成表面看来根本没有充分理由的判断。
7. Most people, in their youth, resent the Social Security deductions from their pay, yet a seemingly few short years later find themselves standing anxiously by the mailbox. 大多数人在年轻的时候怨恨社会保障制度从他们工资中扣钱，然而好像只是短短几年后，他们就发觉自己正焦急地站在信箱旁边 (等待养老金支票)了。