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dissimilitude

[dis-si-mil-i-tood, -tyood] /ˌdɪs sɪˈmɪl ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
noun
1.
unlikeness; difference; dissimilarity.
2.
a point of difference; dissimilarity.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Latin dissimilitūdō, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + similitūdō similitude
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British Dictionary definitions for dis similitude

dissimilitude

/ˌdɪsɪˈmɪlɪˌtjuːd/
noun
1.
dissimilarity; difference
2.
a point of difference
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Word Origin and History for dis similitude

dissimilitude

n.

early 15c., from Latin dissimilitudo, from dissimilis, from dis- "not" (see dis-) + similis "like" (see similar).

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