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Meaning of SIMILITUDE

Pronunciation:  si'mili`tyood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a duplicate copy
  2. [n]  similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"
 

SIMILITUDE is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: alikeness, counterpart, likeness, twin
 
 Antonyms: dissimilitude, unlikeness
 
 See Also: comparability, compare, comparison, duplicate, duplication, equivalence, mirror image, reflection, reflexion, resemblance, similarity, spitting image

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Si*mil"i*tude\, n. [F. similitude, L. similitudo,
from similis similar. See {Similar}.]
1. The quality or state of being similar or like;
   resemblance; likeness; similarity; as, similitude of
   substance. --Chaucer.

         Let us make now man in our image, man In our
         similitude.                           --Milton.

         If fate some future bard shall join In sad
         similitude of griefs to mine.         --Pope.

2. The act of likening, or that which likens, one thing to
   another; fanciful or imaginative comparison; a simile.

         Tasso, in his similitudes, never departed from the
         woods; that is, all his comparisons were taken from
         the country.                          --Dryden.

3. That which is like or similar; a representation,
   semblance, or copy; a facsimile.

         Man should wed his similitude.        --Chaucer.

 

 

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