Definition of unlikeness in English:


Pronunciation /ˌənˈlīknəs/ /ˌənˈlaɪknəs/


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‘The word ‘difference’ can be a quality or condition of being different, an instance of unlikeness, a specific point that constitutes a difference, or a distinct mark.’
  • ‘You mean being and not being, and likeness and unlikeness, and same and different, and one and any other number they have.’
  • ‘IR theorists have largely failed to follow the English school injunction that history requires ‘the elucidation of the unlikeness between past and present’.’
  • ‘Not only in literary visions of terrifying urban alienation, but often in more sober sociological descriptions modern urban life is characterized by its utter unlikeness to other kinds of experience.’
  • ‘The three roles are most often given to actors of great range and technical virtuosity so that the average playgoer is more aware of their utter unlikeness to himself than of what he has in common with them.’