Synonyms for likeness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : lahyk-nis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈlaɪk nɪs

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Définition of likeness

Origin :
  • Old English (Northumbrian) licnes "likeness, similarity; figure, statue, image," shortened from gelicness; see like (adj.) + -ness.
  • noun correspondence in appearance; something that corresponds
Example sentences :
  • There was the name and the likeness of a man far more familiar to many of them.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • There seems to be some likeness in the positions of Paul and myself.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • Addison has been less studied; and his likeness has consequently been less questioned.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • The dissimilarity of the plays only accentuates the likeness of the two protagonists.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • This is not altogether the fact, though I for one see no shame in acknowledging the likeness.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • The fellow had practised upon my credulity to obtain my likeness for publication.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Of course, as fast as I can lay hands on them, I'm destroying every likeness of the old Nelly.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Assuredly, then, it was something worse, in old Caesar's likeness!
  • Extract from : « The White Old Maid (From "Twice Told Tales") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • And of the many ways in which this likeness can be used this is one.
  • Extract from : « The Call of the Twentieth Century » by David Starr Jordan
  • Say, Missus, didn't de Sheriff say dat was a perfec' likeness?
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith

Antonyms for likeness

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