Definition of semblance
- wrapped in a semblance of composure
- —Harry Hervey
- has been struggling to get some semblance of justice for his people
- —Bayard Rustin
- her story bears some semblance to the truth
tried to project some semblance of confidence even though public speaking terrified her
a used-car dealer with only a semblance of honesty
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: the state of being somewhat like something but not truly or fully the same thing
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