[ US /ˌsɪməˈɫɛɹəti/ ]
[ UK /sˌɪmɪlˈæɹɪti/ ]
NOUN
  1. a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit
  2. the quality of being similar
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How To Use similarity In A Sentence

  • Despite their superficial similarity, submersion of minorities in English-only programs in the USA and Canadian immersion programs are different and they lead to different results.
  • It is true that, even at the time of the discovery of nitrobenzol, he pointed out the striking similarity of its smell to that of the oil of bitter almonds. The Art of Perfumery And Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants
  • The term "gentilhomme" is so liable to be confounded with "gentleman" that it needs explaining, for, despite the similarity of derivation, no two words can be more distinct. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 097, January, 1876
  • It had four wheels, but that was where the similarity to anything she had ever driven ended.
  • The exact particulars of the similarity never came to light, but apparently the lady had, in a fit of high-minded inadvertence, had gone through the ceremony of marriage with, one quotes the unpublished discourse of Mr. Butteridge — “a white-livered skunk,” and this zoological aberration did in some legal and vexatious manner mar her social happines. The War in the Air
  • The similarity of the two fires suggests the possibility of malicious intent.
  • The similarity between their names is due to coincidence and European mispronunciation -- "Mahican" comes from the word Muheconneok, "from Drag to Playlist WN.com - Articles related to Ten tips for expectant mothers
  • I was struck by the similarity of displays on many of their office pinboards.
  • But this can not, of course, explain the greater similarity in the striping of the rest of the body.
  • Similarity in a trait is measured with a value called concordance.
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