- Outward or visible aspect of a person or thing.
- synonyms: visual aspect
- The event of coming into sight.
- Formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action.
- A mental representation.
- usage: "I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
- The act of appearing in public view.
- usage: "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
- Pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression.
- usage: "they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show"
- synonyms: show
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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|MLA||WordNet. "appearance" 23 October 2010. Web. 30 March 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/appearance/definitions/1188756>|