Definition Of appearance


an act of becoming visible or noticeable; an arrival.

the sudden appearance of her daughter startled her

an act of performing or participating in a public event.

he is well-known for his television appearances

the way that someone or something looks.

I like the appearance of stripped antique pine

Example Of appearance

  • Abnormal desquamation results in the appearance of visible scales associated with many pathologic skin conditions.

  • After the deed is done, the time has arrived for the appearance of the detective.

  • ‘They give the appearance of legal process without any substance,’ he continues.

  • Construction is slipshod, somehow temporary in appearance .

  • For it is the cinematic equivalent of a battery-farmed egg: not exactly rotten, but surrounded by dozens of others just like it in appearance , shape and taste.

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