Etymology
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likeness (n.)

"representation of an object, that which resembles another, a like shape or form," Old English (Northumbrian) licnes "likeness, similarity; figure, statue, image," shortened from gelicness; see like (adj.) + -ness. Similar formation in Old Saxon gelicnass, Dutch gelijkenis, German Gleichnes.

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Definitions of likeness

likeness (n.)
similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things;
man created God in his own likeness
Synonyms: alikeness / similitude
likeness (n.)
picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing;
Synonyms: semblance
From wordnet.princeton.edu