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Meaning of DISSIMILITUDE

Pronunciation:  `dissi'mili`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  dissimilarity evidenced by an absence of likeness
 

DISSIMILITUDE is a 13 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: unlikeness
 
 Antonyms: alikeness, likeness, similitude
 
 See Also: dissimilarity, unsimilarity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`si*mil"i*tude\, n. [L. dissimilitudo, fr.
dissimilis: cf. F. dissimilitude.]
1. Want of resemblance; unlikeness; dissimilarity.

         Dissimilitude between the Divinity and images.
                                               --Stillingfleet.

2. (Rhet.) A comparison by contrast; a dissimile.

 

 

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