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dissimilar Explained

dissimilar at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


dissimilar at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj not the same// → similar// dissimilar to// --Madonna's career is not dissimilar to (=is quite similar to) Cher's.// -- dissimilarity/d[hA366]s[hA366]m[hA369]l[zB024]r[hA369]ti, d[hA366]ss[hA366]-/ n [U and C] // --dissimilarities between the US and Britain//

dissimilar at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

78 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissimilar":
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

dissimilar at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Difference): difference, variance, variation, variety, diversity, dissimilarity, disagreement, disparity, inequality, distinction, contradistinction, alteration, modification, permutation, fine distinction, subtle distinction, shade of difference, nuance, discrimination, different thing, something else, horse of a different color.

[ADJ] (Difference): differing, different, diverse, heterogeneous, multifarious, distinguishable, dissimilar, varied, modified, diversified, various, divers, all unmatched, widely apart, poles apart, distinctive, characteristic, discriminative, distinguishing, incommensurable, incommensurate.

[N] (Dissimilarity): dissimilarity, unlikeness, dissimilitude, diversity, disparity, divergence, variation, difference, novelty, originality, creativeness.

[ADJ] (Dissimilarity): dissimilar, unlike, disparate, varied, divergent, of a different kind, unmatched, unique, new, novel, unprecedented, original, nothing of the kind, no such thing, quite another thing, far from it, like night and day.

[N] (Variety): multiformity, variety, diversity, multifariousness, varied assortment, dissimilarity.

[ADJ] (Variety): polymorphous, multiform, multifold, multifarious, multiplex, heterogeneous, diversified, dissimilar, various, varied, manifold, many-sided, variegated, motley, indiscriminate, irregular, mixed, different, assorted, mingled, odd, diverse, divers, all manner of, of every description, of all sorts and kinds, jumbled, confused, mixed up, discordant, inharmonious, unmatched, unrelated, nonuniform, protean.

dissimilar at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

~ (from / to sb/sth) not the same:
These wines are not dissimilar (= are similar). * The two languages are completely dissimilar from each other.
dissimilarity noun [C, U]

dissimilar at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

~ (from / to sb/sth) not the same:
These wines are not dissimilar (= are similar). * The two languages are completely dissimilar from each other.
dissimilarity noun [C, U]

Dissimilar at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissimilar \Dis*sim"i*lar\, a. [Pref. dis- + similar: cf. F.
Not similar; unlike; heterogeneous; as, the tempers of men
are as dissimilar as their features.

This part very dissimilar to any other. --Boyle.

dissimilar at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

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}] [ant: {alike(p)}]
3: not like; marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very
unlike"; "people are profoundly different" [syn: {unlike},
{different}] [ant: {like}]

dissimilar at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: prefix » dis|similar


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˈsɪmɪlə(ɹ)/


Inter: en-ad » j
  • Not similar; unlike; different


    Inter: trans-top » not similar
    • Bulgarian: различен, неприличащ
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|malsimila

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|éagsúil

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ca » dissimilar
    Translation: de » dissimilar
    Translation: et » dissimilar
    Translation: fr » dissimilar
    Translation: ko » dissimilar
    Translation: io » dissimilar
    Translation: kn » dissimilar
    Translation: ku » dissimilar
    Translation: mg » dissimilar
    Translation: my » dissimilar
    Translation: pl » dissimilar
    Translation: ru » dissimilar
    Translation: ta » dissimilar
    Translation: te » dissimilar
    Translation: vi » dissimilar
    Translation: zh » dissimilar