Definitions for semblanceˈsɛm bləns
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semblance, gloss, color, colour(noun)
an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
"he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
an erroneous mental representation
picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
seeming; appearance; show; figure; form
likeness; resemblance, actual or apparent; similitude; as, the semblance of worth; semblance of virtue
Origin: [F. See Semblable, a.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Compulsion cannot produce virtue; it can only produce the outward semblance of virtue.
Whosoever hath not knowledge, and benevolence, and piety knoweth nothing of reality, and dwelleth only in semblance.
The ethereal beauty of the female semblance conceals that they really are dangerous like a great white shark in the most peaceful and deep water.
What happened in China was looked on as somewhat bullish, hopefully we're going to have some semblance of order in the market now, and gradually it will work its way higher.
Things have changed, to go through what Juarez went through, you see life there again. You see a semblance of what was there before. To really recover and heal wounds, there's a long way to go, but the process has started and that's a step in the right direction.
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