Appearance and Semblance


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Appearance noun – Outward and often deceptive indication.
Usage example: can't you at least give the appearance of listening to what I say?

Semblance is a synonym for appearance in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Semblance" instead a noun "Appearance", when it comes to topics like impression, arrival, pretense. popular alternative
Nearby Words: appear, appeared, appearing
Synonyms for Appearance


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Semblance noun – A display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive.
Usage example: tried to project some semblance of confidence even though public speaking terrified her

Appearance is a synonym for semblance in characteristic topic. You can use "Appearance" instead a noun "Semblance", if it concerns topics such as arrival. popular alternative
Synonyms for Semblance

How words are described

human human appearance human semblance
physical physical appearance physical semblance
small small appearance small semblance
distinct distinct appearance distinct semblance
Other adjectives: real, new.

Both words in one sentence

  • Before Mercury's appearance, the show more or less delved into high school hijinx mixed with epic fighting, with the only semblance of drama being The Reveal concerning a team member from both RWBY and JNPR.
  • Web Animation / RWBY The scene where a mysterious character who's only made one appearance throughout the corresponding volume shows their face and speaks happens before the credits, where the stinger is a fairly tame scene where Qrow shows off his semblance.
  • Demonization His appearance in Fullmetal Alchemist is before he gained power, when he was just a leader of a small extremist party, and was a lot more charismatic and still had at least a good semblance of sanity despite of his hard-lined politics.
    Source: Demonization
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