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unlike

un·like

unlike

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn laIk
parts of speech:
adjective, preposition
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: not alike or equal; different; unequal.
a row of unlike housesunlike quantities
synonyms:
different, dissimilar, diverse, unequal
antonyms:
akin, equivalent, identical, like, similar
similar words:
disparate, distinct, divergent, incomparable, variant
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part of speech: preposition
definition 1: not like; dissimilar to.
Her two daughters are unlike each other.
antonyms:
like
definition 2: not typical of.
It is unlike you to cry.
derivation: unlikeness (n.)