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  Definition of Appearance
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
  4. outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  5. a mental representation; "I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
  6. the event of coming into sight
Similar Words: show, appearing, coming into court, visual aspect

 

Hyponyms: apparition, emergence, emersion, reappearance, return, agerasia, look, view, color, colour, complexion, skin condition, impression, effect, perspective, linear perspective, phase, vanishing point, superficies, format, form, shape, cast, persona, image, semblance, gloss, face, countenance, visage, hairiness, hairlessness, beauty, ugliness, disfigurement, disfiguration, deformity, homeliness, plainness, blemish, defect, mar, stain, discoloration, discolouration, ornateness, elaborateness, decorativeness, etiolation, illusion, three-D, 3-D, 3D, front, materialization, materialisation, manifestation

 

Derivational Morphology: appear, look, seem

 

 
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