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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 like·ness /ˈlaɪknəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Like·ness, n.
 1. The state or quality of being like; similitude; resemblance; similarity; as, the likeness of the one to the other is remarkable.
 2. Appearance or form; guise.
    An enemy in the likeness of a friend.   --L'Estrange.
 3. That which closely resembles; a portrait.
    [How he looked] the likenesses of him which still remain enable us to imagine.   --Macaulay.
 4. A comparison; parable; proverb. [Obs.]
    He said to them, Soothly ye shall say to me this likeness, Leech, heal thyself.   --Wyclif (Luke iv. 23).
 Syn: -- Similarity; parallel; similitude; representation; portrait; effigy.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: similarity in appearance or character or nature between
           persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness"
           [syn: alikeness, similitude] [ant: unlikeness, unlikeness]
      2: picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
         [syn: semblance]