Countenance and Manner


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Countenance noun – Facial appearance regarded as an indication of mood or feeling.
Usage example: a pleasant countenance that puts visitors at ease

Manner and countenance are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Manner" instead a noun "Countenance".
Nearby Words: countenanced, countenancing
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Manner noun – A distinctive way of putting ideas into words.
Countenance and manner are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Countenance" instead a noun "Manner".
Nearby Words: mannerly, mannerism, mannered, mannerless, mannerist
Synonyms for Manner

How words are described

calm calm countenance calm manner
usual usual countenance usual manner
evil evil countenance evil manner
feminine feminine countenance feminine manner
Other adjectives: different.

Both words in one sentence

  • Put out of countenance by the manner in which he thus "set foot" upon the New World, he uttered a loud cry, which so frightened the innumerable cormorants and pelicans that are always perched upon these movable quays, that they flew noisily away.
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