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Synonyms for dissimilation

a linguistic process by which one of two similar sounds in a word becomes less like the other

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breakdown in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones together with release of energy

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Geography of hope; exile, the enlightenment, disassimilation.
As one who is working towards disassimilation from a Western Patriarchal Capitalist identity I feel obligated to never take anything for granted.
Cowan's book is a story of disassimilation, a relinquishment of the trappings and consciousness associated with a privileged American upbringing for the sake of an older Jewish religious and cultural tradition.
Birnbaum, Pierre, Geography of Hope: Exile, the Enlightenment, Disassimilation.