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We were drawn to one another by the unlikeness of our quality, by the things we misunderstood in each other.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
We must reason from laws of nature; from the uniformities which are observable in the fact of likeness or unlikeness.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
You cannot think of unity until you have seen variety; you cannot recognise likeness until you have seen unlikeness.
EVOLUTION OF LIFE AND FORMANNIE WOOD BESANT
Their likeness makes them congenial, and their unlikeness makes them instructive and interesting to each other.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
A certain strangeness and unlikeness (such as gives poignancy to the love between the sexes) would excite a livelier affection.
DOCTOR GRIMSHAWE'S SECRETNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
In this instance, despite a total unlikeness in literary style, there was genuine intellectual kinship.
ESSAYS ON MODERN NOVELISTSWILLIAM LYON PHELPS
Resemblances exist in things wherein there is great superficial unlikeness.
THE WORLDS GREATEST BOOKS, VOLUME XIII.VARIOUS
And there existed even before this some ill-will between them on account of the unlikeness and difference in their lives.
PLUTARCH'S LIVES, VOLUME IVAUBREY STEWART
The function of moral judgment is to detect this unlikeness.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
All unlikeness to His pattern is a dishonour to Him and to ourselves.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: COLOSSIANS AND PHILEMONALEXANDER MACLAREN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNLIKENESS

  • alterities
  • discrepancies
  • disproportions
  • dissemblances
  • dissimilarities
  • dissimilitudes
  • distinctions
  • divergences
  • divergencies
  • diversenesses
  • gaps
  • imbalances
  • imparities
  • incongruities
  • inequalities
  • othernesses
  • unevenness
  • unlikenesses
  • variations
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