as regards appearance or outward manifestation: outwardly charming; outwardly considerate.
on the outside or outer surface; externally: Outwardly, the fruit was rough to the touch.
toward the outside: The pier stretched outwardly from the shore.

1350–1400; Middle English; see outward, -ly

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outwardly (ˈaʊtwədlɪ)
1.  in outward appearance
2.  with reference to the outside or outer surface; externally

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Example sentences
He may have been disappointed in himself, even shaken, but outwardly he was as
  smooth and focused as a socket wrench.
While outwardly maladaptive, these behaviors ensure some measure of psychic
They curve outwardly and upwardly to cross in radiating smooth curves to the
  opposite side.
Outwardly confident they may be, but those attending have been chastened by the
  experiences of the past two years.
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