[ sim-uh-lar-i-tee ]
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noun,plural sim·i·lar·i·ties.
  1. the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance.

  2. an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another's: a similarity of diction.

Origin of similarity

First recorded in 1655–65; similar + -ity

synonym study For similarity

1. See resemblance.

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Other words from similarity

  • non·sim·i·lar·i·ty, noun, plural non·sim·i·lar·i·ties.
  • un·sim·i·lar·i·ty, noun, plural un·sim·i·lar·i·ties. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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