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The course of Spain, and that of the Italian States, have been not unsimilar.

I flatter myself that "not unsimilar abundance" is eminently Milvertonian.

They looked at each other, in fact, being much of an age, and not unsimilar in worldly means just at the present moment.

Of Haydn's early days we have already spoken, and those of Mozart were not unsimilar.

WORD ORIGIN

"having characteristics in common," 1610s (earlier similary, 1560s), from French similaire, from a Medieval Latin extended form of Latin similis "like, resembling," from Old Latin semol "together," from PIE root *sem- (1) "one, as one, together with" (see same). The noun meaning "that which is similar" is from 1650s. Related: Similarly.

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