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Definition of "dissimilitude" []

  • Lack of resemblance; dissimilarity. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dissimilitude" in a sentence
  • "We were strangers to any species of disunion and dispute; for although there was a great dissimilitude in our characters, there was an harmony in that very dissimilitude."
  • "The disparity could not be starker yet those who should be informing and defending cower like little girls, covering themselves in a shroud of self righteous evasion and dissimilitude."
  • "He called attention to the immense extent of territory comprehended within the limits of the United States, together with the variety of its climates, productions, and commerce, the difference of extent, and number of inhabitants in all; the dissimilitude of interest, morals, and policies ...."