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dissimilar

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adjective dis·sim·i·lar \(ˌ)di(s)-ˈsi-mə-lər, -ˈsim-lər\

Simple Definition of dissimilar

  • : not the same : different or unalike

Full Definition of dissimilar

  1. :  unlike <people with dissimilar backgrounds>

dis·sim·i·lar·i·ty play \(ˌ)di(s)-ˌsi-mə-ˈlar-ə-tē\ noun
dis·sim·i·lar·ly play \(ˈ)di(s)-ˈsi-mə-lər-lē, -ˈsim-lər-\ adverb

Examples of dissimilar

  1. The two movies are very dissimilar.

  2. The writers have dissimilar backgrounds.

  3. The question is not dissimilar to one asked earlier.



1599

First Known Use of dissimilar

1599



DISSIMILAR Defined for Kids

dissimilar

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adjective dis·sim·i·lar \di-ˈsi-mə-lər\

Definition of dissimilar

  1. :  different 1 <They have dissimilar backgrounds.>





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