AskDefine | Define dissimilar

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dissimilar adj
1 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" [ant: similar]
2 not alike or similar; "as unalike as two people could be" [syn: unalike] [ant: alike(p)]
3 not like; marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different" [syn: unlike, different] [ant: like]

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  1. not similar; unlike; different

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