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Pronunciation of Countenanced: Learn how to pronounce Countenanced in English correctly

Learn how to say Countenanced correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word countenance:

1a person’s face or facial expression:
his impenetrable eyes and inscrutable countenance give little away
2 [mass noun] support or approval:
she was giving her specific countenance to the occasion
[with object]
admit as acceptable or possible:
he was reluctant to countenance the use of force

keep one’s countenance

maintain one’s composure, especially by refraining from laughter.
keep someone in countenance

help someone to remain calm and confident:
to keep herself in countenance she opened her notebook
out of countenance

disconcerted or unpleasantly surprised:
I put him clean out of countenance just by looking at him

Middle English: from Old French contenance ‘bearing, behaviour’, from contenir (see contain). The early sense was ‘bearing, demeanour’, also ‘facial expression’, hence ‘the face’