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- n. Plural form of nonappearance.
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Sophisticated readers in the Soviet Union learned to distrust everything that appeared in Pravda and even to take nonappearances as a sign of something going on.
But quite apart from such an Hegelian transformation of the concept of reality, there is an important truth in the insistence that anything, appearances as well as nonappearances, are in some sense.