life likeness

lifelike

[lahyf-lahyk]
adjective
resembling or simulating real life: a lifelike portrait.

Origin:
1605–15; life + -like

lifelikeness, noun
unlifelike, adjective
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lifelike (ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk)
 
adj
closely resembling or representing life
 
'lifelikeness
 
n

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lifelike
1610s, "likely to live," from life + like (adj.). Meaning "exactly like the living original" is from 1725.
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