un·​akin ˌən-ə-ˈkin How to pronounce unakin (audio)
: not akin : unrelated
usually used in the phrase not unakin to
… they would be spectacular achievements in scientific research, not unakin to [=not unlike] the discovery of the Higgs Boson …Dana Smith

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unakin was in 1864

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“Unakin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unakin. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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