Even Vladimir Putin, the president, said “obviously they are not pirates” but he insisted that they must be held to account.
Sarah tells it like it is and is obviously not your typical politician.
obviously a lot of that had to do with the fact that I was pregnant and I had my toddler with me.
1580s, "frequently met with," from Latin obvius "that is in the way, presenting itself readily, open, exposed, commonplace," from obviam (adv.) "in the way," from ob "against" (see ob-) + viam, accusative of via "way" (see via). Meaning "plain to see, evident" is first recorded 1630s. Related: Obviously; obviousness.