Associations to the word «Similarity»


SIMILARITY, noun. Closeness of appearance to something else.
SIMILARITY, noun. (philosophy) The relation of sharing properties.

Dictionary definition

SIMILARITY, noun. The quality of being similar.
SIMILARITY, noun. 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.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche