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  • EN [ ˈkaʊntənəns]
  • US [ ˈkaʊntənəns]

English definition


  • 1. the appearance conveyed by a person's face;

    • "a pleasant countenance"
    • "a stern visage"
  • 2. formal and explicit approval;

    • "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
  • 3. the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)


  • 1. consent to, give permission;

    • "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"
    • "I won't let the police search her basement"
    • "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

Example sentences

  • His misery was depicted in sinister lines on his countenance.'

  • Seething Hatred III Forces your opponent to attack you for 6 attacks. Increases your Dreadful Countenance.

  • At the sight of this photograph he changed his countenance.

  • Please keep me in countenance.

  • And Japan is unlikely to countenance an Asian community dominated by China.

  • Your father won't countenance you going abroad.

  • I made a fierce countenance as if I would eat him alive.

  • He sat down with a most gloomy countenance by Fanny.

  • A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance.

  • He looked so funny that I found it difficult to keep my countenance.

  • Joy takes the place of sadness and the countenance reflects the light of heaven.

  • We will never countenance violence, however serious the against us.

  • This old man has a benign countenance.

  • Walsingham: All men requirement something greater than them to countenance up to and worship.

  • He stared me out of countenance.

  • His countenance rather gained in austerity and heopened his lips.

  • She was sad, but no longer showing alarm in her countenance.

  • Let's repent, renew ourselves during Lent, then Jesus'glorious countenance shine through us.

  • We will not countenance any aggressive violence.

  • Heathcliff's countenance relaxed into a grin.

  • There was joy in his speech and countenance.

  • I am surprised ( to learn that ) you give countenance to such conduct.

  • When Tom's companions drank to the Hans en Kelderr, or Jack in the low cellar , he could not help displaying an extraordinary complacence of countenance.

  • They would not countenance our suggestion.

  • He possesses a mild and benevolent countenance.

  • Her countenance is like the flowers and the moon.

  • The committee refused to countenance his proposals.

  • America won't countenance any such circumvention of the sanctions.

  • He met each inquiry with an impassive countenance.

  • Jake would not countenance Janis's marrying while still a student.

Phrase collocation

  • keep one's countenance

    maintain one's composure, especially by refraining from laughter

  • keep someone in countenance

    help someone to remain calm and confident

    • to keep herself in countenance she opened her notebook.

  • out of countenance

    disconcerted or unpleasantly surprised

    • &B{I put} him clean &B{out of countenance} just by looking at him.



Meaning of countenance

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