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1. likeness

noun. ['ˈlaɪknəs'] similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things.

Synonyms

  • reflection
  • alikeness
  • like
  • compare
  • naturalness
  • unalike
  • equivalence
  • similar
  • dissimilar
  • resemblance
  • similitude
  • reflexion
  • comparison
  • comparability
  • spitting image
  • mirror image
  • similarity

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • unalike
  • dissimilarity
  • dissimilitude

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • like (English)
  • liken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Likeness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Sentences with likeness


1. Noun, singular or mass
If it looks familiar, check your Canadian money, which bears its likeness.

Quotes about likeness


1. God intended Earth. God intended the waters. God intended you and me. We were created in the image and the likeness of God; we are holograms, if you will. So the power, the presence, the energy is within you and me. The energy of God, as life, is within each of us.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

2. The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them
- Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island

3. And I, infinitesima­l being, drunk with the great starry void, likeness, image of mystery, I felt myself a pure part of the abyss, I wheeled with the stars, my heart broke loose on the wind.
- Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

2. likeness

noun. ['ˈlaɪknəs'] picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • ikon
  • image
  • portrayal
  • picture
  • Identikit picture
  • portrait
  • Identikit
  • semblance

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • different
  • unlike
  • unequal

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • like (English)
  • liken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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