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Definition of Likeness

Likeness

  1. The state or quality of being like; similitude; resemblance; similarity; as, the likeness of the one to the other is remarkable.
  2. Appearance or form; guise.
  3. That which closely resembles; a portrait.
  4. A comparison; parable; proverb.

Likeness Quotations

My voice, my likeness is my livelihood. That's it. I keep it simple. I pick good products.
Billy Mays

Love and hate have a magical transforming power. They are the great soul changers. We grow through their exercise into the likeness of what we contemplate.
George William Russell

As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
Thomas Aquinas

What we know about Cleopatra's looks is based purely on her coin portraits. Engraving was imperfect, and that when you are a ruler and you ask for a coin to be engraved with your likeness on it, you are probably trying to project a certain air of authority.
Stacy Schiff

I spend my days kneeling in the muck of language, feeling around for gooey verbs, nouns, and modifiers that I can squash together to make a blob of a sentence that bears some likeness to reason and sense.
P. J. O'Rourke
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Likeness Translations

likeness in French is similitude
likeness in Italian is assomiglianza
likeness in Latin is visio, similitudo, imago
likeness in Norwegian is likhet
likeness in Spanish is analogia, semejanza
likeness in Swedish is likhet
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