Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: likeness
IPA transcription: [l'aɪknəs]
Pronunciations of likeness
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: likeness, alikeness, similitude
    Meaning: similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"
Usage examples
  • No likeness?
  • I see it by the likeness.
  • It--it was a great shock to me, that likeness, Miss DeGraf."
  • Raving of the reason was likeness to God, and doubt was sin.
  • As the prince looked at them, he was amazed at their likeness.
  • Now it is manifest that specific likeness follows the ultimate difference.
  • For instance, a worm, though from man it may originate, cannot be called man's image, merely because of the generic likeness.
  • The Melancolia began to flame on the canvas, in the likeness of a woman who had known all the sorrow in the world and was laughing at it.
  • And there are many other points in which a likeness might be shown between the life of the Hellenic world of old and the barbarian of to-day.
  • It is really either of his likeness or unlikeness to Jesus Christ we speak, and then, through Him, his likeness or unlikeness to God Himself.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Samantha Smith, License CC BY-SA 4.0