Meaning of OBVIOUS in English
/ ˈɒbviəs; NAmE ˈɑːb-/ adjective
obvious (to sb) (that ... ) easy to see or understand
SYN clear :
It was obvious to everyone that the child had been badly treated.
It's obvious from what she said that something is wrong.
I know you don't like her but try not to make it so obvious.
He agreed with obvious pleasure.
For obvious reasons , I'd prefer not to give my name.
The reasons for this decision were not immediately obvious .
➡ note at clear
that most people would think of or agree to :
She was the obvious choice for the job.
There's no obvious solution to the problem.
This seemed the most obvious thing to do.
( disapproving ) not interesting, new or showing imagination; unnecessary because it is clear to everyone :
The ending was pretty obvious.
I may be stating the obvious but without more money the project cannot survive.
► ob·vi·ous·ness noun [ U ]
late 16th cent. (in the sense frequently encountered ): from Latin obvius (from the phrase ob viam in the way) + -ous .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005