dissimilarity

[dih-sim-uh-lar-i-tee, dis-sim-]
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noun, plural dis·sim·i·lar·i·ties.
  1. unlikeness; difference.
  2. a point of difference: There are dissimilarities in our outlooks.

Origin of dissimilarity

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

Synonym study

1. See difference.
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dissimilarity

noun plural -ties
  1. difference; unlikeness
  2. a point or instance of difference
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