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  • nounappearance, usually of the face
  • nounself-control
  • verbapprove, support

synonyms for countenance

  • demeanor
  • mien
  • visage
  • aspect
  • biscuit
  • cast
  • expression
  • face
  • features
  • gills
  • kisser
  • look
  • looks
  • map
  • mask
  • mug
  • physiognomy
  • potato
  • puss
  • phizog
  • poker face
See also synonyms for: countenanced
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How to use countenance in a sentence

Daisey’s one-night-only show was an account of a year of living pandemically, recounted entertainingly in his signature countenance of enlightened outrage.
I WONDERED WHAT IT WOULD BE LIKE TO BE VACCINATED AND BACK IN A THEATER. MY PANIC LIFTED AS SOON AS THE LIGHTS WENT DOWN.PETER MARKSAPRIL 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At the mention of the Merrill Horse, Poindexter's countenance took on a demoniac expression.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Which latter circumstance he begged Mr. Perker to note, with a glowing countenance and many marks of indignation.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
A smile of beatitude spread over his enormous countenance during the process.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The beauty of a woman cheereth the countenance of her husband, and a man desireth nothing more.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Wharton uttered this with a peculiar force of voice, and aweful expression in his countenance.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
That his friend had withdrawn, was a pledge of his pacific wishes; and, with a lightened countenance, Louis rose from his knee.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Louis turned on him a countenance, in which all that Wharton had conjured up in that noble soul, shone bright in the moon-light.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
As he read, a look of surprise came over his face, and then his countenance grew stern and grim.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The baron's pallid face looked more bloodless, his accent was fiercer, and his countenance more ruffianly as he uttered all this.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COUNTENANCE

  • acknowledge
  • affirm
  • approbate
  • approve
  • buy
  • countenance
  • fancy
  • favor
  • go for
  • hold
  • hold with
  • like
  • recognize
  • relish
  • swallow
  • take as gospel truth
  • take stock in
  • trust
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.