Origin of dissimilation
Examples from the Web for dissimilation
We have seen (p. 57) that the letters l, n, r are particularly subject to dissimilation and metathesis.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
Let us first of all glance at some of the most important phenomena in connection with assimilation and dissimilation.
In this combination of the two acts an assimilation process and a dissimilation process are joined together.
To cause the opposite process of dissimilation, we draw one large sector among several smaller sectors.
Dissimilation is first found in philological works published in the decade 1874-85.English Past and Present|Richard Chevenix Trench
1874, noun of action from dissimilate.