toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

countenance
used in Animal Farm

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
facial expression; or face; or composure or manner
  • The four pigs waited, trembling, with guilt written on every line of their countenances.
    p. 83.6
countenances = faces
  • Boxer looked at Napoleon to know whether he should crush the dog to death or let it go. Napoleon appeared to change countenance, and sharply ordered Boxer to let the dog go, whereat Boxer lifted his hoof, and the dog slunk away, bruised and howling.
    p. 83.4
countenance = facial expression
There are no more uses of "countenance" in Animal Farm.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®