Definitions For Countenance


  • The appearance conveyed by a person's face
  • The human face (kisser' and smiler' and mug' are informal terms for face' and phiz' is British)
  • Formal and explicit approval
  • The appearance of a person's face : a person's expression


  • Consent to, give permission
  • To accept, support, or approve of (something)

Is Countenances a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Countenance is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Countenance in a Sentence

  • The photograph showed his somber countenance.
  • A pleasant countenance that puts visitors at ease
  • I don't countenance such behavior in children of any age.
  • Countenanced the delays and inconveniences of traveling by air with good grace

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Antonyms for Countenances

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