} Vocabulary: The Meaning of Ostensible and Ostensible in a Sentence

Meaning of OSTENSIBLE in a Sentence

Definition: in appearance only; presented in a false manner

Part of Speech: Adjective

Synonym(s): professed, supposed

Antonym(s): valid, actual

Example Sentences:


1. The ostensible offer of a loan was my mother’s attempt to get me to move back home.


2. While Jason and Mary look happy in the ostensible Christmas photo, they’re actually on the brink of a messy divorce.


3. We need an ostensible outing to keep my mother away from the house while we decorate for her birthday.

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