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Synonyms for dissimilar
dɪˈsɪm ə lər, dɪsˈsɪm-dis·sim·i·lar

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dissimilar

    Substances quite unlike are heterogeneous as regards each other. A heterogeneous mixture is one whose constituents are not only unlike in kind, but unevenly distributed; cement is composed of substances such as lime, sand, and clay, which are heterogeneous as regards each other, but the cement is said to be homogeneous if the different constituents are evenly mixed throughout, so that any one portion of the mixture is exactly like any other. A substance may fail of being homogeneous and yet not be heterogeneous, in which case it is said to be non-homogeneous or unhomogeneous; a bar of iron that contains flaws, air-bubbles, etc., or for any other reason is not of uniform structure and density throughout, tho no foreign substance be mixed with the iron, is said to be non-homogeneous. A miscellaneous mixture may or may not be heterogeneous; if the objects are alike in kind, but different in size, form, quality, use, etc., and without special order or relation, the collection is miscellaneous; if the objects differ in kind, such a mixture is also, and more strictly, heterogeneous; a pile of unassorted lumber is miscellaneous; the contents of a school-boy's pocket are commonly miscellaneous and might usually be termed heterogeneous as well. See COMPLEX.

    Synonyms:
    confused, conglomerate, discordant, heterogeneous, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed, non-homogeneous, unhomogeneous, unlike, variant, various

    Antonyms:
    alike, homogeneous, identical, like, pure, same, similar, uniform

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissimilaradjective

    not similar

    "a group of very dissimilar people"; "a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm"; "their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own"; "took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem"

    Synonyms:
    different, unlike, unalike

    Antonyms:
    quasi(a), corresponding, analogous, akin(p), sympathetic, kindred, confusable, correspondent, connatural, mistakable, similar

  2. unalike, dissimilaradjective

    not alike or similar

    "as unalike as two people could be"

    Synonyms:
    different, unlike, unalike

    Antonyms:
    connatural, analogous, mistakable, akin(p), correspondent, corresponding, similar, quasi(a), sympathetic, confusable, kindred

  3. unlike, dissimilar, differentadjective

    marked by dissimilarity

    "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"

    Synonyms:
    unalike, unlike, different

    Antonyms:
    correspondent, kindred, akin(p), mistakable, corresponding, quasi(a), analogous, similar, connatural, confusable, sympathetic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissimilaradjective

    Synonyms:
    unlike, different, heterogeneous, diverse, various

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dissimilaradjective

    Synonyms:
    different

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dissimilar":

    different, heterogeneous

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How to use dissimilar in a sentence?

  1. George Eliot:

    A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.

  2. Adam Smith:

    The difference of natural talents in different men is, in reality, much less than we are aware of; and the very different genius which appears to distinguish men of different professions, when grown up to maturity, is not upon many occasions so much the cause as the effect of the division of labour. The difference between the most dissimilar characters, between a philosopher and a common street porter, for example, seems to arise not so much from nature as from habit, custom, and education. When they came into the world, and for the first six or eight years of their existence, they were perhaps very much alike, and neither their parents nor playfellows could perceive any remarkable difference...

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Heterosexual prefixes dissimilar, and adopts a natural conception, not as gay, who adapts unnatural perception, as since perfume and odour cannot be the same; indeed, I spray perfume.

  4. William Lincoln:

    These four ringleaders and organizers, although senior in years, brought with them a great deal of experience in planning and executing sophisticated and serious acquisitive crime not dissimilar to this, two of these men had also been involved in some of the biggest acquisitive crimes of the last century, and the other two had for many years in their earlier lives been involved in serious theft.

  5. Erik Gordon:

    You have to get dissimilar components like frames, transmissions, seating, brake and sensor systems to fit and work together.

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