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appearance index

The Chinese character yan refers to people’s face, with an extended meaning for the look, or the physical appearance of someone or something. So “appearance index” is a term recently coined to measure the good-looking, or the value of beauty in society. Someone or something that ranks high on the appearance index doesn’t have to look beautiful, but must be at least cool, trendy and decent.

Added on Mar 21, 2015 | Last updated on Mar 21, 2015 | 254 Buzzes


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