from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Unlike; different.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not similar; unlike; different

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not similar; unlike; heterogeneous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unlike as to appearance, properties, or nature; not similar; different; heterogeneous: as, dissimilar features; dissimilar dispositions.
  • In botany, having different forms in the same individual, as the anthers in the genus Cassia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not similar
  • adj. not alike or similar
  • adj. marked by dissimilarity


dis- +‎ similar (Wiktionary)



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