How to use Semblance in a sentence as a noun

Generally, MLS feeds are similar in structure, but there is no semblance of standardization, API, or developer-friendly solution for accessing it.

I see groups of people socialising and talking - if someone is by themselves then their phone can provide some distraction/semblance of "company".There's also a tendency for us techy types to get caught in our own little bubble - I get my news from HN Reddit and Twitter, so my view on how people use these services is clouded.

Show the demo to a few people around you, preferably those who have some semblance of taste, but they don't have to be experts.

> because the world they've created isn't believable and the characters they've populated in it lack any semblance of realitySounds like the Valley I know and love.

Oddly, that describes a lot of "hobbies".Nobody who feels that a $4,000 power cable is important has any semblance of sanity remaining.

Loud motor cars everywhere, no semblance of order.

Nowadays to me the city feels like a an embalmed corpse - superficially resembling some idealistic long-ago era while lacking any real semblance of function.

Integrity is not a quality we can ever assume in existence - the only thing that will guarantee a semblance of it is accountability.

On to greener pastures to enjoy a few months of a semblance of accomplishment before the whole cycle starts to repeat again.

The only way out of the current patent mess and into some semblance of a functioning society which can actually enjoy the fruits of technology and invention is people like this Judge who have "learned to code".

Bob Parsons finds out where in the world he can do so legally and with some semblance of morality.

Semblance definitions


an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"

See also: gloss color colour


an erroneous mental representation

See also: illusion


picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing

See also: likeness