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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
be visibly shaking (=be shaking in a way that other people can see)
▪ He was visibly shaking with anger.
deeply/visibly distressed
▪ Hannah was deeply distressed by the news.
obviously/clearly/visibly relieved
▪ She was obviously relieved to have escaped.
visibly shocked
▪ Yesterday she was visibly shocked by the conditions she witnessed in the camps.
▪ She relaxed visibly as soon as I did so.
▪ He visibly relaxed as he heard a voice in the hallway.
▪ After his Bolton wandering had turned into a rout, some of his staff were visibly shaken.
▪ He was visibly shaken and seemed genuinely surprised that Charlton was dead.
▪ Wayne Gretzky, visibly shaken, skated over to check on his wife during a 10-minute delay in the game.
▪ When Quinn put down the phone, it was the first time Sam had seen him appear visibly shaken.
▪ Gretzky was visibly upset after skating over to check on his wife.
▪ He gets visibly upset when talking about the transplants, saying they needlessly subject children to harrowing side effects.
▪ He was visibly upset by the loss.
▪ After all, this is the woman who visibly was irritated by Miss Piggy on her prime-time Christmas special.
▪ He seemed to be visibly losing weight.
▪ Her parents, visibly upset, decided to allow her to calm down and not to disturb her.
▪ Once, when morale was sagging, a visibly pregnant IsabelIa rode up to cheer the troops.
▪ Provided there's nothing visibly offensive on the cover, it's not illegal to send catalogues like this through the post.
▪ Wayne Gretzky, visibly shaken, skated over to check on his wife during a 10-minute delay in the game.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Visible \Vis"i*ble\, a. [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See Vision.]

  1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper.

    Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible.
    --Bk. of Com. Prayer.

    Virtue made visible in outward grace.

  2. Noticeable; apparent; open; conspicuous.

    The factions at court were greater, or more visible, than before.

    Visible church (Theol.), the apparent church of Christ on earth; the whole body of professed believers in Christ, as contradistinguished from the invisible, or real, church, consisting of sanctified persons.

    Visible horizon. Same as Apparent horizon, under Apparent. [1913 Webster] -- Vis"i*ble*ness, n. -- Vis"i*bly, adv.


adv. In a visible manner; openly.

  1. adv. in a visible manner; "he was visibly upset" [ant: invisibly]

  2. so as to be visible; "the sign was visibly displayed"

Usage examples of "visibly".

Bertrand, Amy noticed, with the dawning of delight, was visibly weakening.

Throughout the remaining conversation the Anointed was visibly tired and irritable, while John was simply impatient to be done and leave.

One woman gets visibly queasy when I describe punched-out areas of skull and an eyeball that was virtually avulsed, or hanging out of the socket.

Miller tells of a West Point student who had an elongation of the coccyx, forming a protuberance which bulged very visibly under the skin.

By the time Crug took over from the exhausted Droog, the young animal was visibly winded.

By the logical subtleties of her scholastic theologians, by the persuasive eloquence of her popular preachers, by the frantic ravings of her fanatic devotees, by the parading proclamation of her innumerable pretended miracles, by the imposing ceremonies of her dramatic ritual, almost visibly opening heaven and hell to the over awed congregation, by her wonder working use of the relics of martyrs and saints to exorcise demons from the possessed and to heal the sick, and by her anathemas against all who were supposed to be hostile to her formulas, she infused the ideas of her doctrinal system into the intellect, heart, and fancy of the common people, and nourished the collateral horrors, until every wave of her wand convulsed the world.

He stared at the car for a long moment, brow furrowed under the masking dreadlocks then he visibly shook it off.

Then, seated in her barbaric chair above them all, with myself at her feet, was the veiled white woman, whose loveliness and awesome power seemed to visibly shine about her like a halo, or rather like the glow from some unseen light.

Their descent was visibly accelerated, and soon after midday the car hung within 600 feet of the ocean.

Cassius had thought that the Ganga River, flowing right in front of their two hills, would provide sufficient protection, but every day its level visibly dropped in this cold, rainless autumn of a cold, rainless year.

Geno reached over and gave Gerbil a swat on the back, but the gnome did not visibly react.

Korky sat subdued on the sofa, stroking the gerbil who still regarded Savage with caution and visibly cringed at his raised voice.

Tuschel was visibly grateful, told a few more, ordered Goldwasser, and suddenly, floating in laughter and Goldwasser, turned his ring around a different way.

In resentful unfolding gusts the cloud pushes its innards out and Judah sees movement inside, not wind-driven or random, and arms, supplicant, emerge from the obscurity and a man comes out, greyed by wisps that cling to him and become silicon chitin, crusting him as he falls, and behind is another belching of mist and another figure pushes through smokestone visibly harder now, wading through dough, scabbed with it, labouring under matter.

Then another sight was taken, this time by Keo, on the suns and on the twin planet, which even without instruments was now visibly lower in the western sky.