Obvious vs Unmitigated - What's the difference?

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Obvious is a related term of unmitigated.

As adjectives the difference between obvious and unmitigated

is that obvious is easily discovered, seen, or understood; self-explanatory while unmitigated is not mitigated.




(en adjective)
  • Easily discovered, seen, or understood; self-explanatory.
  • *
  • *:Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, of errand not wholly obvious to their fellows, yet of such sort as to call into query alike the nature of their errand and their own relations. It is easily earned repetition to state that Josephine St. Auban's was a presence not to be concealed.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-17, volume=408, issue=8849, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Down towns , passage=It is not obvious , to economists anyway, that cities should exist at all. Crowds of people mean congestion and costly land and labour. But there are also well-known advantages to bunching up. When transport costs are sufficiently high a firm can spend more money shipping goods to clusters of consumers than it saves on cheap land and labour.}}


    * See also .


    * unobvious * non-obvious * subtle

    Derived terms

    * obviously * obviousness

    See also

    * plain * clear * evident * manifest




    (en adjective)
  • Not mitigated.
  • * 1919 ,
  • *:"You don't care if people think you an utter blackguard? You don't care if she and your children have to beg their bread?"
  • *:"Not a damn."
  • *:I was silent for a moment in order to give greater force to my next remark. I spoke as deliberately as I could.
  • *:"You are a most unmitigated cad."
  • *:"Now that you've got that off your chest, let's go and have dinner."