Definition of Dissimilarity

1. Noun. The quality of being dissimilar.

Exact synonyms: Unsimilarity
Generic synonyms: Difference
Specialized synonyms: Disparateness, Distinctiveness, Heterology, Dissimilitude, Unlikeness, Nonuniformity
Derivative terms: Dissimilar, Dissimilar, Dissimilar
Antonyms: Similarity



Definition of Dissimilarity

1. n. Want of resemblance; unlikeness; dissimilitude; variety; as, the dissimilarity of human faces and forms.

Definition of Dissimilarity

1. Noun. not similar in appearance to something else ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dissimilarity

1. [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissimilarity

disship
disshipped
disshipping
disships
dissidence
dissidences
dissident
dissidently
dissidents
dissight
dissights
dissilience
dissilition
dissimilar
dissimilarities
dissimilarity (current term)
dissimilarly
dissimilarness
dissimilars
dissimilate
dissimilated
dissimilates
dissimilating
dissimilation
dissimilations
dissimilatory
dissimilitude
dissimilitudes
dissimulate
dissimulated

Literary usage of Dissimilarity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The United States and Cuba. by James Mursell Phillippo (1857)
"Their dissimilarity with those of Europe in the same degrees of latitude. ... Varieties of vegetable life, and their general dissimilarity to those of ..."

2. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"The traditional criticism of " M'Fingal" as an imitation of " Hudibras " •—-Particulars of resemblance and of dissimilarity between the two poems— ..."

3. A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837)
"SIMILARITY, OR dissimilarity OF THE DIFFERENT FACES. ... The dissimilarity in hardness may be of some importance ; but, in general, it is not sufficiently ..."

4. The Principles of Psychology by Herbert Spencer, Frederick Howard Collins (1892)
"THE RELATIONS OF SIMILARITY AND dissimilarity. § 357. Of all relations the most complex is that of Similarity—that in virtue of which we range together ..."

5. Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains: Under the Direction by Samuel Parker (1838)
"... Jewish customs in punishment —marriage contracts—condition of the females—slavery—division into tribes—two points of dissimilarity—sacrifices—language. ..."

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