Definition for Countenance (-s)

countenance (-s), n. [ME < OFr cuntenance, manner of holding oneself, bearing, behavior, aspect.] (webplay: air, away, cheerful, express, face, God, grace, grant, hold, indicates, light, look, show, smiles, support, turning).

  1. Other; additional person; person exterior to oneself.
  2. Face; visage; facial expression; [fig.] appearance; bearing; demeanor; personality.
  3. Corolla; ring of petals that constitute a blossom.
  4. Glory; radiance; sunbeams; solar illumination; refulgent light; intense shining of the sun.

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