Associations to the word «Semblance»


SEMBLANCE, noun. Likeness, similarity; the quality of being similar.
SEMBLANCE, noun. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.

Dictionary definition

SEMBLANCE, 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".
SEMBLANCE, noun. An erroneous mental representation.
SEMBLANCE, noun. Picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing.

Wise words

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle