Difference and Identity


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Difference noun – The quality or state of being different.
Usage example: there's a great difference between claiming to care about the environment and living like you really do

Identity is an antonym for difference.
Nearby Words: different, differentiate, differing, differential, differentiation
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Identity noun – The state of being exactly alike.
Usage example: although the covers of the two paperback editions of the novel are different, there's a complete identity in the texts

Difference is an antonym for identity in similarity topic.
Nearby Words: identify, identification, identified, identifier
Antonyms for Identity
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How words are described

physical physical difference physical identity
exact exact difference exact identity
particular particular difference particular identity
true true difference true identity
Other adjectives: actual, distinct, real, little, main, possible, primary, different, visual, cultural, racial.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Str.A.In.: Strategic Armored Infantry The main difference is that Lottie's brother was killed by Sara's, which results in Lottie demanding answers from Sara at gunpoint once her identity is revealed.
  • Tabletop Game / Traveller The Solomani and Vilani are by the time of the Third Imperium so interbred that the difference is more of identity rather than race.
  • Generation Xerox The main difference between them is that unlike his son, Henry doesn't have a costumed secret identity and doesn't seek out dangerous adventures or occult villains.
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