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Appearance (IPA: /əˈpɪɹəns/)


Appearance (n.)

The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me.

Appearance (n.)

A thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition; as, an appearance in the sky.

Appearance (n.)

Personal presence; exhibition of the person; look; aspect; mien.

Appearance (n.)

Semblance, or apparent likeness; external show. pl. Outward signs, or circumstances, fitted to make a particular impression or to determine the judgment as to the character of a person or a thing, an act or a state; as, appearances are against him.

Appearance (n.)

The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character; as, a person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator.

Appearance (n.)

Probability; likelihood.

Appearance (n.)

The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction.

Appearance

Way something appears

Appearance

Painting by Okada Kenzo

Appearance

Painting by Shirley Wiitasalo

Appearance

Print in the National Gallery of Art (NGA 70943)

Appearance Synonyms

Coming Into Court, Appearing

Appearance Synonyms

Show

Appearance Synonyms

Visual Aspect

Spanish Translation

Appearance in Spanish is Apariencia

Tagalog Translation

Appearance in Tagalog is Anyo

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [A]bolish the name and appearance of a Black Corps." - George Washington

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [during her first appearance as a spirit] Is that a ring? Have you ever heard of a coaster? Or a trash can, for that matter?" - Just Like Heaven (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fair exterior is a silent recommendation." - Appearance

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man of sense can artifice disdain, As men of wealth may venture to go plain. * * * * * * I find the fool when I behold the screen, For 'tis the wise man's interest to be seen." - Appearance

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Adopt the character of the twisting octopus, which takes on the appearance of the nearby rock. Now follow in this direction, now turn a different hue." - Appearance


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