UNLIKE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNLIKE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
unlike
 a.  marked by dissimilarity
 a.  not equal in amount
Classic Sentence: (107 in 8 pages)
1  This professor was very unlike his colleague.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  The girl was young and of gentle demeanour, unlike what I have since found cottagers and farmhouse servants to be.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
3  My organs were indeed harsh, but supple; and although my voice was very unlike the soft music of their tones, yet I pronounced such words as I understood with tolerable ease.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 12
4  Her voice was musical but unlike that of either of my friends.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 13
5  She played a simple air, and her voice accompanied it in sweet accents, but unlike the wondrous strain of the stranger.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 13
6  I found myself similar yet at the same time strangely unlike to the beings concerning whom I read and to whose conversation I was a listener.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
7  But there was Jordan beside me who, unlike Daisy, was too wise ever to carry well-forgotten dreams from age to age.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
8  But, unlike the little stream, she danced and sparkled, and prattled airily along her course.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
9  It is enough," said she; "to say that he is unlike Fanny is enough.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
10  Willoughby's behaviour in taking leave of them, his embarrassment, and affectation of cheerfulness, and, above all, his unwillingness to accept her mother's invitation, a backwardness so unlike a lover, so unlike himself, greatly disturbed her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
11  They will be brought up," said he, in a serious accent, "to be as unlike myself as is possible.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
12  You are in a melancholy humour, and fancy that any one unlike yourself must be happy.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
13  Mrs. Palmer was several years younger than Lady Middleton, and totally unlike her in every respect.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
14  In its small proportions, it was not unlike the kind of place usually assigned to a gate-porter in Paris.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
15  We dined soon after I awoke, off a roast fowl and a pudding; I sitting at table, not unlike a trussed bird myself, and moving my arms with considerable difficulty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
Example Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
16  He is unlikely to succeed in getting his bill through Congress, however worthy it is.
17  At first I thought it was an accident, but as far as I can make out, the police consider that's unlikely.
18  These plans are unlikely to find favour unless the cost is reduced.
19  The government's current euphoria over the exchange rate is unlikely to last.
20  Criminal libel is unlikely to occur other than rarely, but is available to define the limits of acceptable behaviour.
21  In the unlikely event of a problem arising, please contact the hotel manager.
22  It appears unlikely that interest rates will fall further.
23  It is unlikely that his forces could withstand an allied onslaught for very long.
24  This film is unlikely to attract large audiences unless it gets/it is given a big push in the media.
25  These policies are unlikely to prove popular with middle-class voters.
26  Someone who lacks staying power and persistence is unlikely to make a good researcher.
27  We are unlikely to produce any surplus this year.
28  The project seemed unlikely to succeed.
29  The committee's recommendations are unlikely to be made public.
30  The close correlation between the data obtained from these two sources suggests that recall error is unlikely to be a confounding factor.