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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

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

Nothing can be compared to the great beauty and capabilities of a soul; however keen our intellects may be, they are as unable to comprehend them as to comprehend God, for, as He has told us, He created us in His own image and likeness.
Saint Teresa of Avila

Even as a kid, I wore J.C. Penney plain-pocket jeans because they were plain pockets. I didn't want anybody's name on my backside. I personally don't like to wear clothing that is named for somebody or has someone's likeness all over it.
Matthew McConaughey

I decided that if my work contained what I could identify as a likeness to other work, I would remove it.'
Jasper Johns
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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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