A list of descriptive words for appearance is rather long, since virtually everything has some sort of appearance. We could even argue that the wind has an "appearance," for example, when it rustles through the leaves. Therefore, we cannot just randomly begin doling out such a list. The list must be organized into several sub categories, that way you can easily find what type of word you are looking for.
What follows is a list of descriptive words for appearance. However, the words are not just listed as belonging to one and the same category. They have been broken up to distinguish different sorts of appearance words.
The possibilities are almost endless for descriptive words for appearance. As stated earlier, everything and every person has some sort of appearance that can be described. Descriptive words are often thought of as adjectives, which is correct. However, while all adjectives are descriptive words, not all descriptive words are adjectives.
In addition to adjectives, adverbs also describe items, people, and places. An adverb is generally used to describe either a verb or an adjective. For example, when he say "He quickly ran," we are using the adverb "quickly" to describe the verb "ran." When he say "He runs very fast" we are using the adverb "very" to describe the adjective "fast."
Gerunds, the "ing" form of nouns also how to describe how someone is appearing, or in other words, how someone is acting. We can say "He is running" or "She is laughing." "Running" and "laughing" are both gerunds.
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