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Meaning of DISSIMILAR

Pronunciation:  di'simulur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not like; marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"
  2. [adj]  not alike or similar; "as unalike as two people could be"
  3. [adj]  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"
 

DISSIMILAR is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: different, unalike, unlike
 
 Antonyms: alike(p), like, similar
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
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