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  • EN [ əˈpɪərəns]
  • US [ əˈpɪrəns]

English definition


  • 1. outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

  • 2. the event of coming into sight

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

  • 4. a mental representation;

    • "I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
  • 5. 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"
  • 6. 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"

Example sentences

  • They are similar in appearance.

  • She was very tense, but she preserved an appearance of nonchalance.

  • Process for their appearance has been duly issued.

  • Climbing plants had grown over the walls, giving the building an appearance much more ancient than it was.

  • It would be rude to remark upon her appearance.

  • The two office buildings are somewhat alike in appearance.

  • His face has a grotesque appearance.

  • In appearance, he was a little like his father.

  • He's very sensitive about his ugly appearance.

  • Some boys are neglectful of their appearance.

  • Never judge a person by his appearance.

  • The twin brothers are alike in appearance but differ greatly in disposition.

  • The girl flushed from modesty when the man praised her appearance.

  • I was completely nonplussed by his sudden appearance.

  • He is unconcerned about personal appearance.

  • His appearance is very neat.

  • They rallied him on his strange appearance.

  • The student was careless about his personal appearance.

  • The cat makes a punctual appearance at mealtimes.

  • The general praised the soldiers for their smart appearance.

  • He's very insecure about his appearance.

  • Her sudden appearance did not seem to perturb him in the least.

  • The appearance of the place and the building says something about the importance of the project.

  • The privations of monastery life were evident in his appearance.

  • What the military rulers have done is to restore the outward appearance of order.

  • The US president risked giving the appearance that the US was taking sides.

  • Passing sentence, the judge said it all had the appearance of a con trick.

  • Barry's speech followed Dirk Bogarde's appearance, and was an inevitable anticlimax.

  • Her appearance at this moment is an omen of disaster.

  • You must put in an appearance, at least, or she'll think you're avoiding her.

Phrase collocation

  • keep up appearances

    maintain an impression of wealth or well-being, especially to hide the true situation

  • make (或 put in) an appearance

    attend an event briefly, especially as a matter of courtesy

  • to (或 by) all appearances

    as far as can be seen

    • to all appearances, it had been a normal day.

Synonym discrimination

  • appearance, look, face, aspect


Meaning of appearance

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