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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

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

We may fight against what is wrong, but if we allow ourselves to hate, that is to insure our spiritual defeat and our likeness to what we hate.
George William Russell

This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.
Adam Clarke

The entire lower world was created in the likeness of the higher world. All that exists in the higher world appears like an image in this lower world; yet all this is but One.
Michel de Montaigne

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
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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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