Definitions for unlike
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word unlike.
unlike, dissimilar, differentadjective
marked by dissimilarity
"for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"
not equal in amount
"they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Where cases are so unlike as theirs and ours, I see not how that which they did, should induce, much less inforce us to the same practice. Richard Hooker, b. v.
So the twins humours, in our Terence, are
Unlike; this harsh and rude, that smooth and fair. John Denham.
Unlike the niceness of our modern dames;
Affected nymphs, with new affected names. Dryden.
Our ideas, whilst we are awake, succeed one another, not much unlike the images in the inside of a lanthorn. John Locke.
Some she disgrac’d, and some with honours crown’d;
Unlike successes equal merits found. Alexander Pope.
Make not impossible that which but seems unlike. William Shakespeare.
What befel the empire of Almaigne were not unlike to befal to Spain, if it should break. Francis Bacon.
Unlike is a preposition or conjunction that is used to indicate difference or dissimilarity between two or more entities, individuals, or concepts. It can also mean to contrast or compare one thing with another.
not like; dissimilar; diverse; having no resemblance; as, the cases are unlike
not likely; improbable; unlikely
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-līk′, adj. not like or similar: having no resemblance.—adv. in another manner to.—ns. Unlike′lihood, Unlike′liness, improbability.—adj. Unlike′ly, not likely: improbable: likely to fail.—adv. in an unlikely manner, improbably.—n. Unlike′ness, want of resemblance.
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Rank popularity for the word 'unlike' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2502
The numerical value of unlike in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of unlike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be.
Unlike President Obama's characterization of those who have raised serious questions about the agreement, or who have opposed it, I did not vote for the war in Iraq, I opposed it, unlike the Vice President and the Secretary of State, who both supported it, i know that, in many respects, it would be far easier to support this deal, as it would have been to vote for the war in Iraq at the time. But I didn't choose the easier path then, and I'm not going to now.
The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me, by newspapers and the Bible.
Unlike presidential administrations, problems rarely have terminal dates.
Do you think that our Special Services actually organized surveillance on each and every of them? well, unlike you, unlike the United States, we don't do this. We don't have enough resources. We don't have enough manpower to organize the total state of control. That's not part of our plans. And it's clear that we did nothing of that kind of against Mr. Trump.
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