Appearance and Occurrence


Appearance noun - The event of coming into sight.

Occurrence is a synonym for appearance in event topic. In some cases you can use "Occurrence" instead a noun "Appearance", when it comes to topics like emersion. popular alternative

Nearby Words: appear, appeared, appearing


Occurrence noun - Something that happens.
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Synonyms for Occurrence

Appearance is a synonym for occurrence in event topic. You can use "Appearance" instead a noun "Occurrence", if it concerns topics such as existence, happening, emersion. popular alternative

Nearby Words: occur, occurring, occurence

How words are described

rare rare appearance rare occurrence
similar similar appearance similar occurrence
normal normal appearance normal occurrence
usual usual appearance usual occurrence
Other adjectives: standard, single, actual, real, new, unique, major, minor, unexpected, unusual, random, odd, next, bizarre, last, occasional, earliest, recent, previous, frightening, one-off.

Both words in one sentence

  • A common occurrence would be for this character to be ambushed because of his weak appearance, then fight off his attackers, only to collapse after the fight has ended
  • A similar occurrence happened in "Renaissance Man" where the EMH briefly took on B'Elanna's appearance and was forced to behave affectionately towards Tom in order to maintain the ruse.
  • Unicorn Jelly: The main explanation for humanity's appearance in a twisted universe: 4th-dimensional holes in space and time (a natural occurrence due to the multiverse's instability) cause random pockets of reality to transport instantly from one universe to another.
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