Usage examples for dissimilarity

  1. There may be such a resemblance between the marks of design in nature and in art as to warrant the inference of a contriver in both; and yet in other respects there may be a dissimilarity which cannot in the least affect the validity or the certainty of that inference. – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan
  2. Among the Hindustans there exists a religion resembling in part that of Greece, with traces of the Egyptian; and yet containing in itself many ideas, both moral and philosophical, which in spite of dissimilarity in detail, is evidently akin to our doctrines of the Christian religion. – The Interdependence of Literature by Georgina Pell Curtis
  3. Not all that is allowable, is commendable; and if either of the uncompounded terms be found a fit substitute for the compound participial noun, it is better to dispense with the latter, on account of its dissimilarity to other nouns: as, " Which only proceed upon the question's being begged." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  4. It is the marked physical dissimilarity of the black man that rouses the fear and jealousy of the white man, and not any inherent mental inferiority in him. – The Black Man's Place in South Africa by Peter Nielsen
  5. Again there passed through the hall a wave of amazement, for now, when the lady opened her mouth, the first dissimilarity to the queen appeared. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  6. There were two points of marked dissimilarity. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  7. There is such an apparent dissimilarity in the cases of Mr. Merritt and Mr. Postell, that I am confident that Mr. Merritt will be immediately sent in. – A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion by William Dobein James
  8. No one nowadays is unaware of the profound dissimilarity existing between the 'lyrical drama' and the opera. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  9. Empiricism originates in isolated views, which are subsequently grouped according to their analogy or dissimilarity. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  10. That he may have all the credit due to him, it must be admitted that he did not once compare, or possibly permit himself to reflect on, the dissimilarity in their respective ranks, and the step he had taken downward, till they were man and wife: and then not in any great degree, before Fortune had given him his majority; an advance the good soldier frankly told his wife he did not owe to her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. Differences of personal characteristics, based upon dissimilarity of national temperament, reveal themselves in these women of Rome and Constantinople, but the Christian principle, through its transforming and elevating influence on the lives of pagan women, gives unity to the volume, and presents a type of womanhood far superior to any that had up to this time been produced by the Orient or early Greece or ancient Rome. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  12. In the religious order especially, the dissimilarity was profound. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  13. For this object numerous points of resemblance are of much more importance than the amount of similarity or dissimilarity in a few points. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  14. Upon one subject alone did they disagree with feeling,- in other matters their very dissimilarity proving an added charm. – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  15. There is no fixed formula for any field or crop, and the point to be made here only is that the requirements of many standard crops do not have the dissimilarity usually supposed, except in respect to quantity. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  16. On the other hand the dissimilarity of names is not conclusive evidence against the identification, for the word Heruli is pretty certainly the same as the Old English Eorlas, and is a complimentary nick- name applied by the tribe to themselves, rather than their original racial designation. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
  17. Another point of dissimilarity between us is that he seems to have been poured molten into his clothes, whereas mine hang as from pegs clumsily arranged about my person. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  18. They were both, in spite of dissimilarity, fine, manly fellows. – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  19. Just as Christ's Resurrection seems inevitable as soon as we grasp the truth of His divine nature, and it becomes manifestly impossible that He, being such as He is- should be holden of death, ' being such as it is, so for His children, when once they come to know the realities of fellowship with their Lord, they feel the entire dissimilarity of these to anything in the realm which is subjected to the power of death, and to know it to be as impossible that these purely spiritual experiences should be reduced to inactivity, or meddled with by it, as that a thought should be bound with a cord or a feeling fastened with fetters. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren