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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.
This part very dissimilar to any other. --Boyle.
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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