Meaning of APPEARANCE in English

APPEARANCE

n. Function: noun

1 the state or form in which one appears FF1C; his disheveled appearance surprised his guests FF1E;

Synonyms: aspect, look, mien, seeming

Related Words: air, bearing, countenance, demeanor, manner

2

usually

appearances plural outward and often deceptive indication or look FF1C; to all appearances he was guilty FF1E;

Synonyms: face, guise, seeming, semblance, show, showing, simulacrum; compare MASK

Related Words: fiction, make-believe, pretense, pretension; disguise, facade, front, masquerade, outside, pose

Idioms: outward show

Contrasted Words: fact, reality, truth

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