Meaning of APPEARANCE in English
( 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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012