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appearance

noun

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1 the outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality
  • the dignified appearance of this church leader
  • the country club's manicured lawns and well-groomed appearance in general

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2 outward and often deceptive indication
  • can't you at least give the appearance of listening to what I say?

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3 the act of coming upon a scene
  • his appearance at the party caused considerable speculation

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The first known use of appearance was in the 14th century

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“Appearance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/appearance. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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