Definition of appearances to the contrary
- Appearances to the contrary, her company is very successful.
: external show : semblance
: outward aspect : look
: outward indication
: a fact or condition incompatible with another : opposite
: one of a pair of opposites
: being so different as to be at opposite extremes : opposite
: being not in conformity with what is usual or expected
: contrariwise, contrarily
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