Definition of dissimilar in English:

dissimilar

Line breaks: dis|simi¦lar
Pronunciation: /dɪˈsɪmɪlə
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

dissimilarly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Not dissimilarly, this mechanical device has revolutionized, no pun intended, the experience of dining out.
  • Football clubs used a brace of strikers not dissimilarly.
  • A junction between dissimilarly doped semiconductor layers sets up a potential barrier in the cell, which separates the light-generated charge carriers.

Origin

late 16th century: from dis- (expressing reversal) + similar, on the pattern of Latin dissimilis, French dissimilaire.

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