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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dissimilar  \Dis*sim"i*lar\,  a.  [Pref.  dis-  +  similar:  cf  F. 
  dissimilaire.] 
  Not  similar;  unlike;  heterogeneous;  as  the  tempers  of  men 
  are  as  dissimilar  as  their  features. 
 
  This  part  very  dissimilar  to  any  other  --Boyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dissimilar 
  adj  1:  not  similar;  "a  group  of  very  dissimilar  people";  "a  pump 
  not  dissimilar  to  those  once  found  on  every  farm"; 
  "their  understanding  of  the  world  is  not  so  dissimilar 
  from  our  own";  "took  different  (or  dissimilar) 
  approaches  to  the  problem"  [ant:  {similar}] 
  2:  not  alike  or  similar;  "as  unalike  as  two  people  could  be" 
  [syn:  {unalike}]  [ant:  {alike(p)}] 
  3:  not  like  marked  by  dissimilarity;  "for  twins  they  are  very 
  unlike";  "people  are  profoundly  different"  [syn:  {unlike}, 
  {different}]  [ant:  {like}] 




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