- [C]出现,显露,露面 coming into view; arrival
- [C][U]外观,外貌,外表 that which shows; what sb/sth appears to be
- outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
- the event of coming into sight
- formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
- a mental representation;
"I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
- the act of appearing in public view;
"the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"
"it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
- pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression;
"they try to keep up appearances"
"that ceremony is just for show"
- The journal makes its appearance once two months.
- I don't want to go to the party but I'd better put in an appearance, I suppose.
- We should not judge a person by his appearance.
- She is most pleasing in manner and appearance.
- Something in his appearance riveted our attention.
- You should not be misled by a person's appearance.
- At the sight of his appearance on the stage, the hall rang with thunderous applause.
- The first appearance of Jielun Chou impresses us with showing off coldness and unruliness!
The sudden appearance of the teacher caused them to run away.
The last stage of the disease is marked by the appearance of blisters on the skin.
I will have to put in an appearance at a reception tomorrow.
She has made several television appearances recently.
His appearance is very neat.
She was a young woman of good appearance.
It had the appearance of an 18th century church.
He drew a conclusion by appearances.
- keep up appearance
撑门面,装阔气 maintain an outward show
I have other things to do than keeping up appearance. 比起装门面我还有其他事要做。
- 撑门面,装阔气 maintain an outward show
- in appearance
看起来,外貌上 looking like
In appearance, he was a little like his father. 他看起来有点像他的父亲。
- 看起来,外貌上 looking like
- to all appearances
看来,显然 so far as can be seen
To all appearances, they are very much in love. 显然他们正处在热恋之中。
- 看来,显然 so far as can be seen
- assume an appearance of 装出…的样子
- enter an appearance 到场
- lose the appearance of 失去…的样子
- make a good appearance 以壮观瞻
- put on an appearance of 装出…的样子
- save appearances 保全面子
- aged appearance 年老的样子
- artistic appearance 艺术外观
- attractive appearance 引人注目的外观
- awkward appearance 难看的样子
- external appearance 外表,外观
- false appearance 虚假的外观
- fascinating appearance 迷人的外貌
- youthful appearance 年轻的外貌
- first appearance 初次露面
- public appearance 公开露面
- natural appearance 自然景观,自然现象
- neat appearance 整洁的外表
- noble appearance 高贵的外表
- personal appearance 仪表
The appearance of the fleet was unlooked for.出自：E. A. Freeman
I had not seen him approach, and the sudden appearance made me start.出自：J. Buchan
I believe you are perfectly honest, but appearances are rather against you.
to all appearance和to all appearances表相同意思，不过英国人习惯用前者，而美国人习惯用后者。
To all appearance(s) he is fit for the post.
- appearance的基本意思是“出现”,可指人的突然出现或出席某宴会,也可指演员等登台亮相或在电视、电影中露面,还可指疾病等到了最后阶段所显现出的一些症状,常与动词make, put搭配。也可作“外表”“外观”解,常指经常性的总体印象,指人时,可指人的容貌或着装,既可用单数形式也可用复数形式; 指物时,可指建筑物的整体外观。
- appearance, aspect, countenance, face, feature, look, visage
这组词都有“脸”“面貌”的意思。其区别在于:1.face意义广泛,可指人或动物的脸,也可指面部表情,还可指事物的外表等。例如:She powdered her face before going to dinner.她去参加晚宴前往脸上搽了粉。The little boy's face shone when I gave him the sweets.我把糖果给那个小男孩时,他脸上露出了高兴的神色。The face of a city can change completely in a year.一个城市的面貌会在一年里完全改变。2.feature仅涉及耳口鼻等五官时只用单数形式,指整个容颜、面貌时则须用复数形式。例如:Her mouth is her best feature.她的嘴长得最好看。He is a boy with fine features.他是一个眉清目秀的美少年。The veil she was wearing obscured her features.她戴的面纱遮掩了她的面容。The light was so dim that I couldn't distinguish their features.光线太暗,我看不清他们的面貌。3.countenance的意思是“面容,面色”,有明显的感情色彩。例如:She has a pleasing countenance.她有一张讨人喜欢的面孔。At the sight of this photo he changed his countenance.他一看见这张照片脸色就变了。The man being interrogated remained in countenance.正在受审的人依然镇定自若。Her joke put him out of countenance.她的玩笑使他脸色不自然。Despite the threats he kept his countenance.尽管受到威胁他仍面不改色。4.visage也指人或物的面貌、外表。主要用于书面语、文学语言中。例如:The boss is always showing a grim visage to the workers.那老板总是对工人摆出一副铁板的脸。5.aspect多用于文学作品中,用于人时,指某人所特有的外貌,用于物时,指某事物给人造成的特殊印象。例如:We became afraid of the angry aspect of the man.我们害怕那人生气的样子。China's industry is assuming a new aspect.中国的工业正在呈现新的面貌。6.appearance只表示对人或事物的外表进行客观的记叙,强调整体外貌。例如:He has the appearance of an able cadre.他那样子像个干练的干部。The scribbles on the walls ruined the neat appearance of the hall.乱涂墙壁破坏了大厅的整洁外观。Never judge appearance.不可以貌取人。The dog is like a wolf in appearance.这只狗看上去像只狼。She made a poor appearance on stage.她在舞台上表演不佳。7.look是普通用词,用单数时表示脸色、神色、外表; 用复数时,纯指面容,一般用在口语中。例如:He sat down at the table with a weary look on his face.他面带倦容,在桌子旁边坐了下来。The man put on a serious look.这人摆出一副严肃的神色。You often judge a man by his looks, don't you?你老是根据相貌判断人,不是吗?
- appearance, phenomenon
误 Don't judge by appearance.
正 Don't judge by appearances.
析 指看得见可能是假象的外表时, appearance应该用复数形式,区别于一般的外表或相貌。
错句：women are startled when this sometimes wild appearanced character leaps to his feet.
纠正：women are startled when this sometimes wild-looking character leaps to his feet.
- ☆ 1400年左右进英入语，直接源自古法语的aparance；最初源自拉丁语的apparentem，意为相像，相近物。
- appearance:I do not think the beauty is only skin deep, and the human who I saw in the first, you will have the...…