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dissymmetry

[di′sim·ə·trē]
(science and technology)
Lack of symmetry.
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Assuming, as it is surely prudent to do, that both of these letters were actually written by a man, the uncharacteristic and dissymmetrical attention given to the man's sexual appetite hints at the possibility of a homoerotically charged subtext in these poems that is just submerged beneath a layer of heterosexual farce.
At the same time formless feelings reveal the limited, dissymmetrical, nature of our understanding.
Actually, both the 4th and the 5th generation warfare are dissymmetrical and asymmetrical wars.
In her neotropical crickets monograph Desutter (1990) mentions that Neomorphini are restricted to South America and are defined by the following characteristics: 1) absence of stridulatory apparatus; 2) five internal (sometimes six) and five external dorsal spurs on hind tibia; 3) endophallic cavity dissymmetrical, irregularly-shaped; 4) ectophallic invagination sclerified, sclerification surpassing brim of endophallic cavity, dissymmetrical; 5) rami circular.
It's true that before me I see color, shape, a corner of lintel, a dissymmetrical gray cornice.
The imaginary languages sprung from the dream and speaking to each other in the dissymmetrical double of the ("real") Project and of the ("mirror") novel could permit themselves this appropriate constraint.