dissimilarity

[dih-sim-uh-lar-i-tee, dis-sim-]

noun, plural dis·sim·i·lar·i·ties.

unlikeness; difference.
a point of difference: There are dissimilarities in our outlooks.

Nearby words

  1. dissident,
  2. dissidently,
  3. dissidents,
  4. dissilient,
  5. dissimilar,
  6. dissimilate,
  7. dissimilation,
  8. dissimilatory,
  9. dissimilitude,
  10. dissimulate

Origin of dissimilarity

First recorded in 1695–1705; dis-1 + similarity

Synonym study

1. See difference.

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British Dictionary definitions for dissimilarity

dissimilarity

noun plural -ties

difference; unlikeness
a point or instance of difference
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