Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Unlike; different.

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Usage examples "dissimilar":

  1. Imagine these planets to be vastly increased in number, and those orbits which are much inclined to the rest flattened down and otherwise adjusted, and we should have a ring surrounding the sun, thus producing an arrangement not dissimilar from that now attributed to Saturn. - "The Story of the Heavens", Robert Stawell Ball.
  2. We are conscious of two totally dissimilar feelings in contemplating them respectively. - "Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws", James Buchanan.
  3. The most dissimilar thing about them had been their faces. - "Beggars on Horseback", F. Tennyson Jesse.