Another word for appearance
look, looks, aspect, features, exterior, countenance, face, bearing, demeanor, mien, manner, condition, presentation, carriage, cast, air, fashion, attitude, stamp, expression, lineaments, guise, dress, outline, contour, visage, form, shape, semblance, color, port, presence, posture, pose, figure, outward form, character, makeup, cut of one's jib*.
show, pretense, faÃ§ade, semblance, guise, impression, idea, image, mask, surface, mirage, illusion, seeming, surface show, false front, exterior, pose, face, veneer, vision, aura, shadow, simulacrum, front*, window dressing*.
The act of appearing
arrival, advent, coming, presentation, representation, exhibition, unveiling, display, emergence, rise, introduction, occurrence, manifestation, actualization, materialization, debut, entrance, publication.
appearance and look refer generally to the outward impression of a person or thing, but the former often implies mere show or pretense gave an appearance of honesty, and the latter (often in the plural) refers specifically to physical details the forlorn look of an abandoned house, good looks; aspect, in this comparison, also refers to physical features, esp. to facial expression a man of morose aspect or to visual effect at a given time or place in spring the yard had a refreshing aspect; semblance, which refers to the outward impression as contrasted with the inner reality, usually does not imply deception a semblance of order, while guise is usually used of a deliberately misleading appearance under the guise of patriotismkeep up appearances