Definition of dissimilarity in English:

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dissimilarity

Pronunciation: /disˌ(s)iməˈlerədē/

noun

Difference; variance: the similarity or dissimilarity between humans and other animals
More example sentences
  • History paints a vivid picture of disparity and dissimilarity between Emerson, Thoreau and Whitman.
  • While the language surrounding the two programs may differ, the dissimilarities end there.
  • There were of course also many points of dissimilarity between them.
Synonyms
difference(s), variance, diversity, heterogeneity, disparateness, disparity, distinctness, contrast, nonuniformity, divergence

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Syllabification: dis·sim·i·lar·i·ty

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