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dissimilar (adj.)

"unlike in appearance, properties, or nature," 1620s, from dis- + similar; perhaps on analogy of French dissimilaire. Related: Dissimilarity.

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Definitions of dissimilar

dissimilar (adj.)
not similar;
a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm
a group of very dissimilar people
took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem
their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own
dissimilar (adj.)
not alike or similar;
Synonyms: unalike
From wordnet.princeton.edu