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[ri-zem-bluh nt]
  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.
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Origin of resemblant

1350–1400; Middle English < Old French, equivalent to resembl(er) to resemble + -ant -ant
Related formsun·re·sem·blant, adjective
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Historical Examples of resemblant

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

    Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge

    Alexander Philip

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

  • 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.

    Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)

    Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, Raphael Holinshed