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likeness Saltos de línea: like|ness
Pronunciación: /ˈlʌɪknəs/

Definición de likeness en inglés:


[mass noun]
1The fact or quality of being alike; resemblance: her likeness to him was astonishing [count noun]: a family likeness can be seen in all the boys
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Thus, in addition to their likeness to executives with options packages, pundits also closely resemble mutual fund managers, and the people who invest with them.
  • Parental love is motivated by the child's intimate affinity and likeness to her.
  • Perhaps Neruda's most endearing quality, aside from his self-professed likeness to a tapir, was his respect for poetry as an occupation.
1.1The semblance, guise, or outward appearance of: humans are described as being made in God’s likeness
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Just as we have often made God in our own image and likeness, we now may run the risk of being shaped by machines we have created.
  • The first mission of you women is to remake yourself in the image and likeness of the Divine Female Principle, the female aspect of God.
  • Creator - and on the seventh day he rested from his work of creating - then those he created in his image and likeness would also be creative beings.
semblance, guise, appearance, outward form, form, shape, image, aspect, character, mien
1.2 [count noun] A portrait or representation: the only known likeness of Dorothy as a young woman
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The resulting images are not only likenesses of the models but also represent their temporary physical presence.
  • The kids were beginning to see that a portrait is not just a drawing depicting a likeness.
  • And while it is true that Frank Auerbach's portraits are not likenesses in any conventional sense, that is probably the least significant fact about them.


Old English gelīknes (see alike, -ness).

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