1. [ adjective ] not similar

"a group of very dissimilar people" "a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm" "their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own" "took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem"

Related terms: similar similarity
2. [ adjective ] not alike or similar
Synonyms: unalike

"as unalike as two people could be"

Related terms: alike likeness
3. [ adjective ] not like; marked by dissimilarity
Synonyms: unlike different

"for twins they are very unlike" "people are profoundly different"

Related terms: like different
Similar spelling:   dissimilarity