observation

  1. the act of noticing or paying attention

    Synonyms : notice, observance
    Type Of : attending, attention
  2. the act of observing; taking a patient look

    Synonyms : observance, watching
    Type Of : look, looking at, looking
  3. a remark expressing careful consideration

    Synonyms : reflection, reflexion
    Type Of : remark, input, comment
  4. facts learned by observing

    Type Of : fact
    Examples :
    • he reported his observations to the mayor
  5. the act of making and recording a measurement

    Type Of : measure, mensuration, measurement, measuring

objectively

  1. with objectivity

    Antonyms : subjectively
    Examples :
    • we must look at the facts objectively

outlandish

  1. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

    Synonyms : bizarre, eccentric, flakey, flaky, freakish, freaky, gonzo, off-the-wall, outre
    Examples :
    • the outlandish clothes of teenagers

oleaginous

  1. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

    Synonyms : buttery, fulsome, oily, smarmy, soapy, unctuous
    Examples :
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
  2. containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

    Synonyms : greasy, oily, sebaceous
    Examples :
    • oleaginous seeds

oblige

  1. force somebody to do something

    Synonyms : compel, obligate
    Type Of : get, have, stimulate, induce, make, cause
  2. provide a service or favor for someone

    Synonyms : accommodate
    Antonyms : disoblige
    Type Of : abide by, comply, follow
    Examples :
    • We had to oblige him
  3. bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

    Synonyms : bind, hold, obligate
    Type Of : relate

overcome

  1. get on top of; deal with successfully

    Synonyms : get over, master, subdue, surmount
    Type Of : trounce, beat, vanquish, crush, beat out, shell
  2. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

    Synonyms : overpower, overtake, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm
    Type Of : arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise
  3. overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome

    Synonyms : get the best, have the best
    Type Of : crush, trounce, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out
  4. win a victory over

    Synonyms : defeat, get the better of
    Examples :
    • You must overcome all difficulties

obloquies

  1. state of disgrace resulting from public abuse

    Synonyms : opprobrium
    Type Of : disgrace, shame, ignominy
  2. a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

    Synonyms : calumniation, calumny, defamation, hatchet job, traducement
    Type Of : depreciation, derogation, disparagement

overdone

  1. represented as greater than is true or reasonable

    Synonyms : exaggerated, overstated
  2. cooked too long but still edible

ontology

  1. (computer science) a rigorous and exhaustive organization of some knowledge domain that is usually hierarchical and contains all the relevant entities and their relations

    Type Of : system, arrangement, organisation, organization
  2. the metaphysical study of the nature of being and existence

    Type Of : metaphysics

ounce

  1. a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams

    Synonyms : oz.
    Type Of : avoirdupois unit
  2. large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur

    Synonyms : panthera uncia, snow leopard
    Type Of : big cat, cat
  3. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a troy pound

    Synonyms : apothecaries' ounce, troy ounce
    Type Of : troy unit, apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight