Dissimilarity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Dissimilarity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dissimilarity
dissimilarity
dissimilaritude
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unlikeness
unlikeness
diversity
disparity
dissemblance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ divergence
divergence
variation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ difference
difference
&c. 15
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ novelty
novelty
originality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ creativeness
creativeness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ oogamy
oogamy
PARAG:Dissimilarity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be unlike
be unlike
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ vary
vary
&c.(differ) 15
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bear no resemblance to
bear no resemblance to
differ toto coelo
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render unlike
render unlike
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ vary
vary
&c.(diversify) 140
PARAG:Dissimilarity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dissimilar
dissimilar
unlike
disparate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ divergent
divergent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ of a different kind
of a different kind
&c.(class) 75
unmatched
unique
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ new
new
novel
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unprecedented
unprecedented
&c. 83
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ original
original
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ nothing of the kind
nothing of the kind
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ no such thing
no such thing
quite another thing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ far from it
far from it
cast in a different mold
tertium quid
as like a dock as a daisy
=>very like a whale
very like a whale
=>(Hamlet)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ as different as chalk from cheese
as different as chalk from cheese
as different as Macedon and Monmouth
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ lucus a non lucendo
lucus a non lucendo
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ diversified
diversified
&c. 16a
PARAG:Dissimilarity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ otherwise
otherwise

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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