semblant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French semblant.

Noun[edit]

semblant (plural semblants)

  1. (obsolete) One's outward appearance.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.i:
      But vnder simple shew and semblant plaine / Lurckt false Duessa secretly vnseene [...].

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Adjective[edit]

semblant (comparative more semblant, superlative most semblant)

  1. (obsolete) Like; resembling.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Prior to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) Seeming, rather than real; apparent.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Carlyle to this entry?)

Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

semblant m, f (masculine and feminine plural semblants)

  1. similar
  2. such
    No és lícit de recórrer a semblants mitjans.
    It's not right to resort to such means.

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Verb[edit]

semblant

  1. Present participle of semblar.

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

semblant

  1. present participle of sembler