Definition of Semblant

1. a. Like; resembling.



2. n. Show; appearance; figure; semblance.

Definition of Semblant

1. Noun. (obsolete) One's outward appearance. ¹

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Definition of Semblant

1. a likeness or copy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semblant

semasiographic
semasiography
semasiological
semasiologies
semasiology
semata
sematic
sematology
sematrope
sematropes
semblable
semblables
semblably
semblance
semblances
semblant (current term)
semblants
semblative
semblaunce
semblaunt
semble
sembled
sembles
sembling
seme
semee
semeed
semeia
semeiography
semeiologies

Literary usage of Semblant

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1. Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or by James Mark Baldwin (1906)
"THE semblant PROGRESSION 18. We are now in a position to isolate the motives ... The advance, in its first stage, we may call the " semblant progression," ..."

2. Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or by James Mark Baldwin (1911)
"Here in its violation the positiveness of the positively aesthetic stands out clearly. § 7. semblant FEELING AND THE FEELING OF SEMBLANCE. 39. ..."

3. Valuation: Its Nature and Laws, Being an Introduction to the General Theory by Wilbur Marshall Urban (1909)
"(b) The Effect of the semblant Mode in Simple Appreciation. The effect of the semblant, aesthetic mode in simple appreciation has already been shown, ..."

4. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"semblant prepared hath Sabine, of a dune, In Britain, with her walls of wattled trees, And stones and hoarded earth ; and wicker streets. ..."

5. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Jut this wote well the heuen kyng, That sithen first the worlde began Jnto none other strange man ie feigned I semblant ne chère, 'o wite or aske of his ..."

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