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synonyms for dissimilation

  • attitude
  • performance
  • show
  • affectation
  • bit
  • chaser
  • fake
  • feigning
  • front
  • phony
  • pose
  • posture
  • pretense
  • put on
  • sham
  • simulation
  • stall
  • stance
  • stunt
  • false front
  • shuck and jive
  • soft soap
  • sweet-talk

antonyms for dissimilation

MOST RELEVANT
  • reality
  • cessation
  • idleness
  • inactivity
  • inertia
  • quiet
  • repose
  • rest
  • stoppage
  • suspension
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How to use dissimilation in a sentence

The sounds most frequently affected by dissimilation are those represented by the letters l, n, and r. Fr.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
We have seen (p. 57) that the letters l, n, r are particularly subject to dissimilation and metathesis.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
In the family name Hansom, for Hanson, we have dissimilation of n (see p. 57).
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
Let us first of all glance at some of the most important phenomena in connection with assimilation and dissimilation.
AN INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM MAX WUNDT
To cause the opposite process of dissimilation, we draw one large sector among several smaller sectors.
AN INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM MAX WUNDT
In this combination of the two acts an assimilation process and a dissimilation process are joined together.
AN INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM MAX WUNDT
For in these cases the supposed dissimilation is followed not by a decrease but by an increase of functional activity.
RESPONSE IN THE LIVING AND NON-LIVINGJAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
Dissimilation is first found in philological works published in the decade 1874-85.
ENGLISH PAST AND PRESENTRICHARD CHEVENIX TRENCH
Their object was not so different, though even in this there was a certain dissimilation.
THE BOY SLAVESMAYNE REID
The female name Annabel is a dissimilation of Amabel, whence Mabel.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSIMILATION

  • affectation
  • attitude
  • bit
  • chaser
  • dissimilation
  • fake
  • false front
  • feigning
  • front
  • performance
  • phony
  • pose
  • posture
  • pretense
  • put on
  • sham
  • show
  • shuck and jive
  • simulation
  • soft soap
  • stall
  • stance
  • stunt
  • sweet-talk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.