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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dissimilar

  1. :  unlike <people with dissimilar backgrounds>

dissimilarity

play \(ˌ)di(s)-ˌsi-mə-ˈlar-ə-tē\ noun

dissimilarly

play \(ˈ)di(s)-ˈsi-mə-lər-lē, -ˈsim-lər-\ adverb

Examples of dissimilar in a sentence

  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 for Students

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





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