The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye. (noun)
A thing seen; a phenomenon; an apparition. (noun)
Personal presence; look; aspect; mien. (noun)
Apparent likeness; external show; how something appears to others. (noun)
The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character. (noun)
The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction. (noun)
, chiefly used by nurses: the act of defecation by a patient. (noun)
Examples of word appearance
Dr. Kenn, having a conscience void of offence in the matter, was still inclined to persevere, Â—was still averse to give way before a public sentiment that was odious and contemptible; but he was finally wrought upon by the consideration of the peculiar responsibility attached to his office, of avoiding the appearance of evil, Â—an Â“appearanceÂ” that is always dependent on the average quality of surrounding minds.
_ For this it is needful to halt bravely at the surface, at the fold, at the skin, to worship appearance, and to believe in forms, tones, words, and the whole _Olympus of appearance_!
To the wise and good he is love, both in appearance and essence; but to the foolish and evil, the very same unchangeable love assumes the _appearance_ of anger and wrath.
Violinist Chee-Yun, though still girlish in appearance, is a seasoned veteran of the world's stages whose first of many D.C. appearances was in 1988, presented by the Korean Concert Society, at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.
Challenging religion, no matter how satirical in appearance, is a potent formula.