dissimilar Definition

not alike; different.

Using dissimilar: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "dissimilar" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The two paintings are dissimilar in style.

  • Example

    Their personalities are dissimilar, making it hard for them to get along.

  • Example

    The two cars are dissimilar in design and performance.

dissimilar Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: dissimilar in Brief

The term 'dissimilar' [dɪˈsɪm.ə.lər] means not alike or different. It is often used to describe things that are not similar in appearance, design, or personality. For example, 'The two paintings are dissimilar in style.' 'Dissimilar' is an adjective and has synonyms like 'different' and 'unlike,' and antonyms like 'similar' and 'same.'