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1. appearance

noun. ['əˈpɪrəns'] outward or visible aspect of a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • colour
  • phase
  • perspective
  • discolouration
  • shape
  • blemish
  • elaborateness
  • color
  • hairlessness
  • complexion
  • etiolation
  • form
  • linear perspective
  • visage
  • view
  • gloss
  • effect
  • ugliness
  • agerasia
  • hairiness
  • discoloration
  • disfigurement
  • sleekness
  • persona
  • image
  • quality
  • defect
  • impression
  • format
  • countenance
  • deformity
  • visual aspect
  • ornateness
  • plainness
  • homeliness
  • disfiguration
  • face
  • stain
  • superficies
  • mar
  • pilosity
  • beauty
  • cast
  • semblance
  • look
  • decorativeness

Antonyms

  • hairiness
  • beauty
  • ugliness
  • desynchronise

Etymology

  • apparence (French)
  • apparentia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Appearance

  • noninterference
  • cryptoclearance
  • perseverance
  • incoherence
  • interference
  • coherence
  • adherence
  • clearance
  • ference

How do you pronounce appearance?

Pronounce appearance as əˈpɪrəns.

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How do you spell appearance? Is it apperance ?

A common misspelling of appearance is apperance

Sentences with appearance


1. Noun, singular or mass
After you have dug up what you hope is a true bulb, look at the general outer appearance.

Quotes about appearance


1. Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.
- Christopher Lasch

2. There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

3. The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

2. appearance

noun. ['əˈpɪrəns'] the event of coming into sight.

Synonyms

  • materialization
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • apparition
  • manifestation
  • materialisation
  • reappearance
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • roundness
  • straight
  • crookedness
  • straightness

Etymology

  • apparence (French)
  • apparentia (Latin)

3. appearance

noun. ['əˈpɪrəns'] formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action.

Synonyms

  • appearing
  • attendance
  • attending

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful
  • black-and-white

Etymology

  • apparence (French)
  • apparentia (Latin)

4. appearance

noun. ['əˈpɪrəns'] the act of appearing in public view.

Synonyms

  • emergence
  • emersion
  • return
  • reappearance
  • apparition

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • chromatic color
  • uncolored
  • colored

Etymology

  • apparence (French)
  • apparentia (Latin)

5. appearance

noun. ['əˈpɪrəns'] a mental representation.

Synonyms

  • illusion
  • mental representation
  • front
  • three-D
  • semblance
  • representation
  • internal representation
  • 3-D

Antonyms

  • sharpness
  • crooked
  • dullness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • apparence (French)
  • apparentia (Latin)

6. appearance

noun. ['əˈpɪrəns'] pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression.

Synonyms

  • simulation
  • feigning
  • pretence
  • show
  • pretense

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • blacken
  • stay
  • whiten

Etymology

  • apparence (French)
  • apparentia (Latin)
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