dissimilarity

[ dih-sim-uh-lar-i-tee, dis-sim- ]
/ dɪˌsɪm əˈlær ɪ ti, dɪsˌsɪm- /

noun, plural dis·sim·i·lar·i·ties.

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

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Origin of dissimilarity

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

synonym study for dissimilarity

1. See difference.
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British Dictionary definitions for dissimilarity

dissimilarity
/ (ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

difference; unlikeness
a point or instance of difference
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