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 for dissimilar
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dissimilar \Dis*sim"i*lar\, a. [Pref. dis- + similar: cf. F.
     Not similar; unlike; heterogeneous; as, the tempers of men
     are as dissimilar as their features.
     [1913 Webster]
           This part very dissimilar to any other.  --Boyle.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not similar; "a group of very dissimilar people"; "a pump
             not dissimilar to those once found on every farm"; "their
             understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our
             own"; "took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the
             problem" [ant: similar]
      2: not alike or similar; "as unalike as two people could be"
         [syn: unalike, dissimilar] [ant: alike(p), like,
      3: marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike";
         "people are profoundly different" [syn: unlike,
         dissimilar, different] [ant: like, similar]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissimilar":
     antithetical, antonymous, assorted, at odds, at variance,
     contradictory, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, counter,
     departing, deviating, deviative, different, differentiated,
     differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant,
     discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disparate, dissonant, distant,
     distinct, distinguished, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse,
     diversified, hardly like, heterogeneous, in disagreement,
     inaccordant, incommensurable, incomparable, incompatible,
     incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inharmonious,
     irreconcilable, many, motley, multifarious, nonuniform, odd,
     of different orders, off, offbeat, opposite, out, poles apart,
     poles asunder, scarcely like, separate, separated, several,
     unalike, unconformable, unequal, unidentical, unlike, unmatched,
     unrelated, unresembling, unsame, unsimilar, variant, varied,
     variegated, various, varying, widely apart, worlds apart

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