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Dissimilar definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISSIMILAR, a. [dis and similar.] Unlike, either in nature, properties or external form; not similar; not having the resemblance of; heterogeneous. Newton denominates dissimilar, the rays of light of different refrangibility. The tempers of men are as dissimilar as their features.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: not similar; "a group of very dissimilar people"; "a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm"; "their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own"; "took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem" [ant: similar]
2: not alike or similar; "as unalike as two people could be" [syn: unalike, dissimilar] [ant: alike, like, similar]
3: marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different" [syn: unlike, dissimilar, different] [ant: like, similar]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1599 unlike <people with dissimilar backgrounds> dissimilarity noun dissimilarly adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (often foll. by to) unlike, not similar. Derivatives: dissimilarity n. (pl. -ies). dissimilarly adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dissimilar Dis*sim"i*lar, a. [Pref. dis- + similar: cf. F. dissimilaire.] Not similar; unlike; heterogeneous; as, the tempers of men are as dissimilar as their features. This part very dissimilar to any other. --Boyle.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If one thing is dissimilar to another, or if two things are dissimilar, they are very different from each other. His methods were not dissimilar to those used by Freud... ? similar ADJ: oft ADJ to n dissimilarity (dissimilarities) One of his main themes is the dissimilarity between parents and children. N-VAR: oft N between pl-n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Unlike, different, heterogeneous, diverse, divergent, various.

Moby Thesaurus

antithetical, antonymous, assorted, at odds, at variance, contradictory, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, counter, departing, deviating, deviative, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disparate, dissonant, distant, distinct, distinguished, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, hardly like, heterogeneous, in disagreement, inaccordant, incommensurable, incomparable, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inharmonious, irreconcilable, many, motley, multifarious, nonuniform, odd, of different orders, off, offbeat, opposite, out, poles apart, poles asunder, scarcely like, separate, separated, several, unalike, unconformable, unequal, unidentical, unlike, unmatched, unrelated, unresembling, unsame, unsimilar, variant, varied, variegated, various, varying, widely apart, worlds apart



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