(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. In sharp opposition: incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsistent. Logic: repugnant. See AGREE. 2. Made up of parts or qualities that are disparate or otherwise markedly lacking in consistency: discordant, dissonant, incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsistent. See AGREE.

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  • discrepant — DISCREPÁNT, Ă, discrepanţi, te, adj. Care arată o nepotrivire flagrantă, un dezacord evident, o mare deosebire. – Din it. discrepante. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  discrepánt adj. m., pl. discrepánţi; f. sg. discrepántă …   Dicționar Român

  • Discrepant — Dis*crep ant, a. [L. discrepans, antis, p. pr. of discrepare to sound differently or discordantly; dis + crepare to rattle, creak: cf. OF. discrepant. See {Crepitate}.] Discordant; at variance; disagreeing; contrary; different. [1913 Webster] The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discrépant — ⇒DISCRÉPANT, ANTE, adj. Domaine de la pensée, rare. Qui présente des aspects discordants, divergents. L homme (...) fait de morceaux discrépants et grimaçants (AMIEL, Journal, 1866, p. 230). Le théâtre discrépant (...) rompt avec le principe qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Discrepant — Dis*crep ant, n. A dissident. J. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discrepant — Discrepant, lat. deutsch, mißtönend; Discrepanz, Mißhelligkeit …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • discrepant — I adjective at variance, clashing, conflicting, conflictory, contradictory, contrary, deviant, different, differing, disagreeing, discordant, disparate, disproportionate, dissenting, dissident, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, divergent, diverse …   Law dictionary

  • discrepant — inconsistent, *inconsonant, discordant, incompatible, incongruous, uncongenial, unsympathetic Analogous words: divergent, disparate, *different, diverse Antonyms: identical (as accounts, explanations) Contrasted words: agreeing, squaring,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • discrepant — [adj] disagreeing at variance, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, different, differing, disconsonant, discordant, disparate, dissonant, divergent, diverse, incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, unmixable, varying;… …   New thesaurus

  • discrepant — [di skrep′ənt; ] also [ dis′krə pənt] adj. [ME discrepante < L discrepans] lacking agreement; differing; at variance; inconsistent discrepantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • discrepant — adjective Etymology: Middle English discrepaunt, from Latin discrepant , discrepans, present participle of discrepare to sound discordantly, from dis + crepare to rattle, creak more at raven Date: 15th century being at variance ; disagreeing <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discrepant — discrepantly, adv. /di skrep euhnt/, adj. (usually of two or more objects, accounts, findings etc.) differing; disagreeing; inconsistent: discrepant accounts. [1400 50; late ME < L discrepant (s. of discrepans), prp. of discrepare to sound… …   Universalium

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