Definition of Countenances

1. Noun. (plural of countenance) ¹



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Definition of Countenances

1. countenance [v] - See also: countenance

Lexicographical Neighbors of Countenances

countable set
countably
countably additive
countably infinite
countback
countbacks
countdown
countdowns
counted
counted angels on pinheads
counted coup
countenance
countenanced
countenancer
countenancers
countenances
countenancing
countenaunce
counter
counter-
counter-attack
counter-attacked
counter-attacking
counter-attacks
counter-clockwise
counter-couchant
counter-countermeasure
counter-drill
counter-evidence
counter-evidences

Literary usage of Countenances

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Essays on Physiognomy by Johann Caspar Lavater, Thomas Holcroft (1878)
"selected ; let a chief, a representative, a characteristic countenance, of each class be chosen ; let these countenances be fixed in the memory, ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"(l2l) The messengers of Jovian meagre countenances displayed their past sufferings, and actual misery. A email convoy of provisions advanced to meet the ..."

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