Origin of dissimilation
Related Words for dissimilationperformance, attitude, show, stance, stunt, put-on, pose, phony, simulation, stall, fake, front, affectation, bit, posture, pretense, sham, feigning, dissimilation, chaser
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Historical Examples of dissimilation
The female name Annabel is a dissimilation of Amabel, whence Mabel.
Three of the most important of these are assimilation, dissimilation, and metathesis.
Dissimilation is first found in philological works published in the decade 1874-85.English Past and Present
Richard Chevenix Trench
In the family name Hansom, for Hanson, we have dissimilation of n (see p. 57).
Let us first of all glance at some of the most important phenomena in connection with assimilation and dissimilation.An Introduction to Psychology
Wilhelm Max Wundt
1874, noun of action from dissimilate.