Definition of "similitude" [si•mil•i•tude]

  • Similarity; resemblance. See Synonyms at likeness. (noun)
  • One closely resembling another; a counterpart. (noun)
  • A perceptible likeness. (noun)
  • Archaic A simile, allegory, or parable. (noun)

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Use "similitude" in a sentence
  • "Honestly, a lot of my more outrageous language is in similitude of much of the liberal posts made here."
  • "With both her hands on his arm, she shored it back and tried to draw it forward sharply in similitude of a punch."
  • "The explanation of the similitude is very dreadful, ver."