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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

A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
Thomas Fuller

Our communications reflect in our countenance. Therefore, we must be careful not only what we communicate, but also how we do so. Souls can be strengthened or shattered by the message and the manner in which we communicate.
L. Lionel Kendrick

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

For many young women, the dream of independence and a home of their own is a tantalising goal, while a lifetime devoted solely to catering for another person's needs would be hard to countenance.
Mariella Frostrup
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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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