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dissimilitude

[dis-si-mil-i-tood, -tyood]
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noun
  1. unlikeness; difference; dissimilarity.
  2. a point of difference; dissimilarity.
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Origin of dissimilitude

1525–35; < Latin dissimilitūdō, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + similitūdō similitude
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diversitydivergencediscrepancydivergencydisparityseparationdistinctiondissimilaritycontrastdiscrepanceincomparability

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British Dictionary definitions for dissimilitude

dissimilitude

noun
  1. dissimilarity; difference
  2. a point of difference
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Word Origin and History for dissimilitude

n.

early 15c., from Latin dissimilitudo, from dissimilis, from dis- "not" (see dis-) + similis "like" (see similar).

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