Definition for SI-MIL'I-TUDE

SI-MIL'I-TUDE, n. [Fr. from L. similitudo.]

  1. Likeness; resemblance; likeness in nature, qualities, or appearance; as, similitude of substance. – Bacon. Let us make man in our image, man / In our similitude. – Milton. Fate some future bard shall join / In sad similitude of griefs to mine. – Pope.
  2. Comparison; simile. [See Simile.] Tasso, in his similitudes, never departed from the woods. – Dryden.

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