Ev"i*dent (?), a. [F. 'evinent, l. evidens, -entis; e out + videns, p. pr. of videre to see. See Vision.]

Clear to the vision; especially, clear to the understanding, and satisfactory to the judgment; as, the figure or color of a body is evident to the senses; the guilt of an offender can not always be made evident.

Your honor and your goodness is so evident. Shak.

And in our faces evident the sings Of foul concupiscence. Milton.

Syn. -- Manifest; plain; clear; obvious; visible; apparent; conclusive; indubitable; palpable; notorious. See Manifest.


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