[ ri-zem-bluhnt ]

  1. having a resemblance or similarity (sometimes followed by to): two persons with resemblant features.

  2. that produces or deals in representations: sculpture considered as a resemblant art.

Origin of resemblant

1350–1400; Middle English <Old French, equivalent to resembl(er) to resemble + -ant-ant

Other words from resemblant

  • un·re·sem·blant, adjective

Words Nearby resemblant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use resemblant in a sentence

  • Only very casually and occasionally do we ever attempt to supply ourselves with a resemblant reproduction of our sensations.

  • The resultant colours correspond to the form of these obstructions; but the correspondence is relational not resemblant.

  • The object of the great resemblant Arts is, and always has been, to resemble; and to resemble as closely as possible.

  • When the lion saw that, he made no resemblant to fight with him, but made him all the cheer that a beast might make a man.

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