dissimilate

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become dissimilar by changing the sound qualities

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make dissimilar

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become dissimilar or less similar

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669-686), where assimilative and dissimilative sound changes are connected with the listener's parsing strategies of the variable acoustic signals he/she receives.
This model is then used to identify and treat various problems of self through verbal conditioning such as dissimilative identity disorder.
14) Since the underlying vowel is ultimately neither Semitic *a nor *i, one obviates the difficulty of explaining how Barth's distribution could have arisen, since neither of the original Semitic vowels *i or *a shows the dissimilative properties called for by the *a/*i opposition.