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Synonyms for appearance
əˈpɪər ənsap·pear·ance

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. appearancenoun

    facade, pretense, show, façade, semblance

  2. appearancenoun


  3. appearancenoun

    A thing seen; a phenomenon; an apparition.

    There was a strange appearance in the sky.

    phenomenon, spectacle, presence, apparition

  4. appearancenoun

    manifestation, arrival

  5. appearancenoun

    figure, mien, air, look, manner, aspect

English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. appearance

    Air is that combination of qualities which makes the entire impression we receive in a person's presence; as, we say he has the air of a scholar, or the air of a villain. Appearance refers more to the dress and other externals. We might say of a travel-soiled pedestrian, he has the appearance of a tramp, but the air of a gentleman. Expression and look especially refer to the face. Expression is oftenest applied to that which is habitual; as, he has a pleasant expression of countenance; look may be momentary; as, a look of dismay passed over his face. We may, however, speak of the look or looks as indicating all that we look at; as, he had the look of an adventurer; I did not like his looks. Bearing is rather a lofty word; as, he has a noble bearing; port is practically identical in meaning with bearing, but is more exclusively a literary word. Carriage, too, is generally used in a good sense; as, that lady has a good carriage. Mien is closely synonymous with air, but less often used in a bad sense. We say a rakish air rather than a rakish mien. Mien may be used to express some prevailing feeling; as, "an indignant mien." Demeanor goes beyond appearance, including conduct, behavior; as, a modest demeanor. Manner and style are, in large part at least, acquired. Compare BEHAVIOR.

    air, bearing, behavior, carriage, demeanor, expression, fashion, look, manner, mien, port, sort, style, way

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. appearance, visual aspectnoun

    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

    coming into court, visual aspect, show, appearing

    disappearing, disappearance

  2. appearancenoun

    the event of coming into sight

    coming into court, visual aspect, show, appearing

    disappearing, disappearance

  3. appearance, appearing, coming into courtnoun

    formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action

    coming into court, visual aspect, show, appearing

    disappearing, disappearance

  4. appearancenoun

    a mental representation

    "I tried to describe his appearance to the police"

    coming into court, visual aspect, show, appearing

    disappearance, disappearing

  5. appearancenoun

    the act of appearing in public view

    "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"

    coming into court, visual aspect, show, appearing

    disappearance, disappearing

  6. appearance, shownoun

    pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression

    "they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show"

    coming into court, display, visual aspect, show, appearing

    disappearance, disappearing

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. appearancenoun

    coming, arrival

  2. appearancenoun

    spectrum, what is seen

  3. appearancenoun

    semblance, seeming, show, face, pretence, color, pretext, guise, fashion, feature

  4. appearancenoun

    mien, air, aspect, look, complexion, figure, manner, demeanor, personal presence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. appearancenoun

    emersion, emergence, phenomenon, phase, aspect, presence, look, air, semblance

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  1. Principal Sassano:

    The greatest care must be taken to avoid the appearance of governmental endorsement in schools, especially elementary schools, given the impressionable age of the children under the school’s care and authority.

  2. Chief Executive Heinrich Hiesinger:

    We are a different company today, the new brand appearance does not mean that we have reached the goal of our transformation. But it should give our change process a further push from inside and outside.

  3. Paula Donovan:

    At the very least, this irregular contract extension has the appearance of impropriety.

  4. Patrick Leahy:

    I was looking forward to asking Secretary Ross why Secretary Ross misled me during Secretary Ross last appearance, one year ago, when Secretary Ross asserted that Commerce Department was' the one who made the request' to include a controversial citizenship question on the Census.

  5. RJ Intindola:

    Relationships sometimes break like a falling vase into fifty pieces. And when you glue the vase back together, you realize it has lost the luster and pristine appearance that will never return. Now you have two choices. Keep it as it is or throw it away.

Translations for appearance

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  • شكل, مظهرArabic
  • прилика, външност, явяване, появяване, външен вид, явлениеBulgarian
  • aparença, aparicióCatalan, Valencian
  • objevení se, vzhledCzech
  • Erscheinen, Aussehen, AuftrittGerman
  • aperaĵoEsperanto
  • apariencia, apariciónSpanish
  • ulkonäkö, ulkomuoto, julkiasu, ilmestyminen, ilmaantuminenFinnish
  • apparition, apparence, comparutionFrench
  • cuma, cruth, nochtadh, comharthaí aithne, dealramh, comharthaí, comharthaí sóirtIrish
  • coltas, taisbeanadhScottish Gaelic
  • הופעהHebrew
  • रूपHindi
  • արտաքինArmenian
  • penampilanIndonesian
  • visione, aria, aspetto, comparizione, apparizione, comparsa, apparenza, presentazione, cera, sembianzaItalian
  • 様子, 出現, 見掛け, 外観Japanese
  • aanblik, verschijningDutch
  • iʼnoolinígííNavajo, Navaho
  • wygląd, aparycja, zjawiskoPolish
  • aparição, comparecimento, aparência, aparecimentoPortuguese
  • prezentare, aparență, înfățișare, ivire, apariție, aspect, viziuneRomanian
  • явка, внешний вид, явление, внешность, появлениеRussian
  • izgled, pojavljivanje, pojava, vanjštinaSerbo-Croatian
  • uppträdande, sken, ankomst, utseende, framträdande, tillstymmelseSwedish
  • தோற்றம்Tamil
  • xuất hiệnVietnamese
  • 外形Chinese

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    An antonym for "disparage"
    A blandish
    B diminish
    C belittle
    D minimize

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