As nouns the difference between appraisal and inspection
is that appraisal
is a judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one while inspection
is act of examining something, often closely.
A judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one.
* appraisal theory
* (l) (obsolete)
Act of examining something, often closely.
Organization that checks that certain laws or rules are obeyed.
- Upon closer inspection, the animal turned out to be a dolphin, not a shark!
- The inspection fined the restaurant's owner because the kitchen was dirty.