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Meaning of DISPARATE

Pronunciation:  'dispurit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  including markedly dissimilar elements; "a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"
  2. [adj]  fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind; "such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing"; "disparate ideas"
 

DISPARATE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: different, heterogeneous, heterogenous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis"pa*rate\, a. [L. disparatus, p. p. of disparare
to part, separate; dis- + parare to make ready, prepare.]
1. Unequal; dissimilar; separate.

         Connecting disparate thoughts, purely by means of
         resemblances in the words expressing them.
                                               --Coleridge.

2. (Logic) Pertaining to two co["o]rdinate species or
   divisions.

 
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