1Of similar character: something akin to gratitude overwhelmed her genius and madness are akin
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- The limestone pavement gives the island a character akin to the Burren with a similar flora.
- This gives it a unique character, more akin to a board game such as chess than to a normal card game.
- As Ray puts it, this is akin to the change and variation occurring among the characters in a story.
mid 16th century: contracted form of of kin.