Origin of appearance
Examples from the Web for reappearance
His reappearance started the first of many searches, including air drops of written pleas.
But his reappearance may be the last thing his party needs now, says Michelle Cottle.Dick Cheney Is Back and Rejuvenated, and That’s Bad News for the GOP|Michelle Cottle|October 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
However, one of connecting tissues is the reappearance of the figurative eagle in the film.'The Shining': The Craziest Theories Behind the Film|Jean Trinh|March 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The emergence of new startups and the reappearance of the backyard (or dorm-room) inventor is no real mystery.Jack Hitt Examines Why Amateurs Are the Job Creators|Jack Hitt|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The reappearance of the "pepper pots on rubber casters" coincided with the return to office of Prime Minister Tony Blair.
The reappearance of the Countess broke the chain of his thoughts.Caught In The Net|Emile Gaboriau
After a not very creditable youth, he had gone to sea, and for eighteen years this was his first reappearance in his native town.Brave and Bold|Horatio Alger
The Sibyl describes the reappearance of the green earth from the ocean.
Sorrowful sat the comrades of Beowulf, waiting and hoping against hope for his reappearance.National Epics|Kate Milner Rabb
Buonaparte's reappearance among his men had been of course irregular.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
British Dictionary definitions for reappearance
- the formal attendance in court of a party in an action
- formal notice that a party or his legal representative intends to maintain or contest the issueto enter an appearance
- the outward or phenomenal manifestation of things
- the world as revealed by the senses, as opposed to its real natureCompare reality (def. 4)
Word Origin and History for reappearance
late 14c., "visible state or form, figure; mere show," from Anglo-French apparaunce, Old French aparance "appearance, display, pomp" (13c.), from Latin apparentia, abstract noun from aparentem, past participle of apparere (see appear). Meaning "semblance" is recorded from early 15c.; that of "action of coming into view" is mid-15c. Phrase keep up appearances attested from 1760 (save appearances in same sense is 1711).
Idioms and Phrases with reappearance
see keep up appearances; put in an appearance.