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Definition of Countenance

Countenance

  1. To encourage; to favor; to approve; to aid; to abet.
  2. To make a show of; to pretend.

Countenance Quotations

Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
Les Brown

It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
Charles Dickens

The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth.
Isaac Barrow
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Countenance Translations

countenance in German is Antlitz {n}, Miene {f}
countenance in Latin is oris, vultus
countenance in Spanish is semblante
countenance in Swedish is uppsyn, ansikte, min
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