Appearance

DEFINITION

In philosophy, what is visible, or manifest to the senses, but what is ultimately illusory. Appearance is usually contrasted with reality, and so the term often occurs in the schools of philosophy known as idealism and skepticism.Quote: "Appearances may be deceiving." Aesop (6th century BCE), generally credited as the author of numerous fables. Also see appropriation, ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials), copy, counterfeit, forgery, irony, likeness, marbling, mirror, representation, sight, simulacrum, simulation, stimulate, and verisimilitude.

Your data and time are valuable. There's a new web browser that considers your time and security as a top priority.

Download Brave Browser For Free!

Brave uses the latest in blockchain technology.

This ensures a higher quality and more secure experience. Learn more about this fantastic breakthrough.

Loads Content Up To 8X Faster

Because Brave blocks unwanted tracking scripts that run in the background, your browsing speed will be unparalleled.

Ultimate in Privacy & Security

Brave fights malware and prevents tracking, keeping your information safe and secure.