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Noun
A person's face
“Domitian received it in the true spirit of his character, with a smile on his countenance, and malignity at his heart.”
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A person's facial expression or appearance
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“His impenetrable eyes and inscrutable countenance give little away.”
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The state, act, or fact of being calm and composed
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“All the years of grim practice at keeping his countenance served him well when he heard the name.”
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Approval or endorsement for an action or behavior
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“Quinn's proposal is a terrible idea and should be given no countenance for several reasons.”
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Restraint imposed by oneself on one's own actions
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A protection or patronage
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The general aspect or character of something
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The interest, benefit, or wellbeing of someone or something
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To tolerate or endure something
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“I cannot countenance your behavior. It's shocking to me.”
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To show favor or approval of
“Although with regret, still I should willingly countenance your request, since I should be obliged to believe that you could not act differently.”
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To advocate or show support for something
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“I cannot countenance such conduct on the part of our leaders.”
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To grant something to someone
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To give an official acceptance to something as being satisfactory
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To have a preference or liking for
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To encourage or incite the development or occurrence of
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Assist in breaking law
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To trust or accept as true or credible
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Praise formally or officially
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To encourage or cause a certain event or outcome
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