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Meaning of DISCREPANT

Pronunciation:  di'skrepunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not in accord; "desires at variance with his duty"; "widely discrepant statements"
  2. [adj]  not in agreement
  3. [adj]  not compatible with other facts
 

DISCREPANT is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: at variance(p), discordant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
          The Egyptians were . . . the most oddly discrepant from
          the rest in their manner of worship.     --Cudworth.
    
    
  2. \Dis*crep"ant\, n.
    A dissident. --J. Taylor.
    
    
 
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