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dissimilitude

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noun dis·si·mil·i·tude \ˌdi(s)-sə-ˈmi-lə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of dissimilitude

  1. :  lack of resemblance



Examples of dissimilitude

  1. <there's a real dissimilitude between literature and film, and a critic shouldn't evaluate one in terms of the other>



Origin of dissimilitude

Middle English, from Latin dissimilitudo, from dissimilis unlike, from dis- + similis like — more at same


First Known Use: 15th century

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