obvious

Something obvious is plain to see and easily understandable. It was obvious that you didn't enjoy your meal because I found it rolled in a napkin and shoved under the rug.

There's nothing vague about the adjective obvious — it's right there in front of your eyes! It describes something that's easy to figure out or the most straightforward option. If someone states the obvious, you're likely to respond with a sarcastic "No duh!" or "Thanks Sherlock." If obvious isn't the obvious word of choice, you can try a synonym such as "evident" or "apparent."

Definitions of obvious
  1. adjective
    easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
    obvious errors”
    Synonyms:
    apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, resounding, unmistakable
    clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    axiomatic, self-evident, taken for granted
    evident without proof or argument
    demonstrable, provable
    capable of being demonstrated or proved
    frank
    clearly manifest; evident
    open-and-shut
    so obvious as to be easily solved or decided
    self-explanatory
    needing no explanation
    transparent
    easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)
    writ large
    made more obvious or prominent
    open, overt
    open and observable; not secret or hidden
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    Antonyms:
    unobvious
    not immediately apparent
    unapparent
    not readily apparent
    unprovable
    not provable
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