Appearance in a sentence

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Definition of Appearance

  • The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me.
  • A thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition; as, an appearance in the sky.
  • Personal presence; exhibition of the person; look; aspect; mien.
  • Semblance, or apparent likeness; external show. pl. Outward signs, or circumstances, fitted to make a particular impression or to determine the judgment as to the character of a person or a thing, an act or a state; as, appearances are against him.
  • 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; as, a person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator.
  • 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.
  • the act of appearing in public view
  • pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
  • formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
  • outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  • a mental representation
  • the event of coming into sight

How to use appearance in a sentence. Appearance pronunciation.

Whatever his misfortunes in Mexico had been, his forty years sat lightly on him, and his expansive temperament, his childlike sentimentality, gave him an appearance of beaming, sophisticated youth.
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In the latter place he had been one of the Turkish Embassy, and, having none of the outward characteristics of the Turk, and being in appearance more of a Spaniard than an Oriental, he had, by his gifts, his address and personal appearance, won the good-will of the Duchess of Middlesex, and had had that success all too flattering to the soul of a libertine.
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Within two or three years after the appearance in 1698 of Jeremy Collier's 'A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage', the bitter exchanges of reply and counter-reply to the charges of gross licentiousness in the London theaters had subsided.
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The author reveals within his tract some of the reasons for its appearance at that time.
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Can they think this consistent with the Rules of keeping from all Appearance of Evil, of avoiding the Occasions and Temptations to Sin, and that Watchfulness over their Thoughts, and that Diligence in making their Calling and Election sure, as the Gospel requires?
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We liked the appearance of the place, and so we claimed some three hundred acres of it and stuck our "notices" on a tree.
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But there was no appearance of silver.
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But from the exit of the station he walked slowly, in part to calm himself, to assume his ordinary appearance, and in part to think over the comedy he was going to play.
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Mumford felt a trifle ashamed to make the necessary declaration; at the outside, even with expenses of painting and papering, their actual damage could not be estimated at more than fifty pounds, and even Emmeline did not wish to save appearances by making an excessive demand.
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The romance "Taras Bulba" has no successful follower in Russian literature, and brought forth no fruit anywhere for fifty years, until the appearance of the powerful fiction-chronicles by Sienkiewicz.
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To-day I travel through all the obscure villages with profound indifference, and I gaze coldly at their sad and wretched appearance: my eyes linger over no object, nothing grotesque makes me smile: that which formerly made me burst out in a roar of spontaneous laughter, and filled my soul with cheerful animation, now passes before my eyes as though I saw it not, and my mouth, cold and rigid, finds no longer a word to say at the very spectacle which formerly possessed the secret of filling my heart with ecstasy.
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Pauline Garcia was a great singer who made her first appearance in Petersburg in 1843.
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His reputation began, as has been said, with the appearance of "A Sportsman's Sketches," which are not primarily political or social in their intention, but were written, like all his works, from the serene standpoint of the artist.
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For since her appearance, many are the Russian women who have given their lives for their country.
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This novel even after twenty years appears the same deep, bright, and truthful reflection of life, as it was at the moment of its first appearance.
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Then there is the true internal realism, which dives below all appearances and reveals the dawn of a new passion, the first faint stir of an ambition, the slow and cruel advance of the poison of jealousy, the ineradicable egotism, the absolute darkness of unspeakable remorse.
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Appearances were against me; for some time I could sleep but very little, and there was no perceptible gain.
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It had a very red and angry appearance.
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The following is his letter: "Perhaps you remember that the writer, some months ago, asked you to pray that some money which had been due him a long time, and which to all human appearance was never to be paid, might by God's interposition be paid in full.
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It was now ten minutes to twelve o'clock, and still there was no appearance of a change; but he stood on the deck, waiting upon the Lord, when, in a few minutes, the mist seemed to be folded up and rolled away as by an omnipotent and invisible hand; the sun shown clearly from the blue vault of heaven, and there stood the man of prayer with the quadrant in his hand, but so awe-struck did he feel, and so "dreadful" was that place, that he could scarcely take advantage of the answer to his prayer.
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Examples of Appearance

Example #1
David was slowly apprehending these things as he talked-subconsciously, as it were; for he was seeing pictures of the things he himself had observed, through the lens of another mind, as primitive in some regards as his own, but influenced by different experiences.
Example #2
Lacey had talked so much, not because he was garrulous only, but because the inquiry in David's eyes was an encouragement to talk.
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It had, however, been the means of his premature retirement from England, for his chief at the Embassy had a preference for an Oriental entourage.
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He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.
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The controversy, however, was by no means ended, and around 1704 it flared again in a resurgence of attacks upon the stage.
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