dissimilarity [dih-sim-uh-lar-i-tee, dis-sim-] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||alterity, contrast, difference, discord, discordance, discrepancy, disparity, dissemblance, dissimilitude, distance, distinction, divarication, divergence, divergency, diversity, heterogeneity, incomparability, incongruity, inconsistency, inconsonance, nonuniformity, offset, otherness, separation, severance, unrelatedness, variance, variation|
|Antonyms:||compatibility, equality, likeness, relatedness, sameness, similarity|
|Category:||3. PARTIAL RELATION|
dissimilarity, dissimilaritude; unlikeness, diversity, disparity, dissemblance; divergence, variation; difference; novelty, originality; creativeness; oogamy.
dissimilar, unlike, disparate; divergent; of a different kind (class); unmatched, unique; new, novel; unprecedented; original., nothing of the kind; no such thing, quite another thing; far from it, cast in a different mold, tertium quid, as like a dock as a daisy, "very like a whale " [Hamlet]; as different as chalk from cheese, as different as Macedon and Monmouth; lucus a non lucendo., diversified.
diis aliter visum; " no more like my father than I to Hercules" [Hamlet].
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