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similarity

[ sim-uh-lar-i-tee ]
/ ˌsɪm əˈlær ɪ ti /
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noun, plural sim·i·lar·i·ties.

the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance.
an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another's: a similarity of diction.

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Origin of similarity

First recorded in 1655–65; similar + -ity

synonym study for similarity

1. See resemblance.

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.
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