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. [1913 Webster]

This part very dissimilar to any other. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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