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un·like

unlike

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn laIk
parts of speech:
adjective, preposition
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not alike or equal; different; unequal.
The country mouse and the town mouse were unlike in many ways.
synonyms:
different, diverse, unequal
antonyms:
akin, equivalent, identical, like, similar
similar words:
distinct
 
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: not like; not similar to.
Unlike Mary, I love to swim.
antonyms:
like
definition 2: not typical of.
It is unlike you to cry.
derivation: unlikeness (n.)
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The word unlike contains the following part:
un-1 Old English prefix that means not
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The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
synonyms:
dis-, de-, in-2