Examples from the Web for dissimilar
He has a voice not dissimilar in timbre and penetrative ability to the incredibly annoying comedian Stephen Merchant.
“It is not dissimilar from Putin using the Duma to ratify his annexation of the Crimea,” he said.Britain’s PM Cameron And His Awful Assault on Human Rights Court|Nico Hines|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the underlying cause remains inscrutable—and still too dissimilar to draw general conclusions.Let’s Put Things in Perspective: You’re Still Safer on a Military Base|Robert Beckhusen|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although controversial, this is not dissimilar to what other anti-crime groups have done in the past with male predators.
“An oath not dissimilar from what you took when you became a Marine officer,” he told Marshall.Anthony Marshall Heads to Prison, Ending the Brooke Astor Affair|Michael Daly|June 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The theme was not dissimilar to that which has been here presented in outline.
It was a lesson, moreover, which I have repeated almost a thousand times, in circumstances not dissimilar.Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders|William A. Alcott
To me it seems a misnomer to name a river from a branch which is so dissimilar.Mary and I|Stephen Return Riggs
First, They unite the parts of a fluid to its similar Solid, or keep them separate from its dissimilar.Micrographia|Robert Hooke
The simple contact of dissimilar metals could afford no continuous supply of energy to sustain the current.Heroes of Science: Physicists|William Garnett