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Definition of Resemblance

Resemblance

  1. The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity.
  2. That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.
  3. A comparison; a simile.
  4. Probability; verisimilitude.

Resemblance Quotations

It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Ronald Reagan

Some cultural phenomena bear a striking resemblance to the cells of cell biology, actively preserving themselves in their social environments, finding the nutrients they need and fending off the causes of their dissolution.
Daniel Dennett

I'm always described as 'cocksure' or 'with a swagger', and that bears no resemblance to who I feel like inside. I feel plagued by insecurity.
Ben Affleck

Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Ambrose Bierce

Wit consists in knowing the resemblance of things that differ, and the difference of things that are alike.
Madame de Stael
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Resemblance Translations

resemblance in Dutch is gelijkenis, overeenkomst
resemblance in French is ressemblance
resemblance in Spanish is parecido
resemblance in Swedish is likhet
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