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Tuesday word: Discrepancy

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Discrepancy (noun)
dis·crep·an·cy [dih-skrep-uhn-see]


noun, plural dis·crep·an·cies for 2.
1. the state or quality of being discrepant; difference; inconsistency.
2. an instance of difference or inconsistency: There are certain discrepancies between the two versions of the story.

Also dis·crep·ance.

WORDS RELATED TO DISCREPANCY
divergence, variation, disparity, miscalculation, error, distinction, difference, inconsistency, discordance, dissonance, incongruity, divergency, split, contrariety, variance, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, otherness, dissemblance

SYNONYMS FOR DISCREPANCY
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1. incongruity, disagreement, discordance, contrariety, variance. 2. variation.

SYNONYM STUDY FOR DISCREPANCY
1. See difference.

Origin: 1615–25; < Latin discrepantia, equivalent to discrepant- (see discrepant) + -ia; see -ancy

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCREPANCY
By no means does this discrepancy indicate that Barnard is necessarily safer for women.
NO RAPES ON CAMPUS? NO WAY.|EMILY SHIRE|JULY 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST

But there is a discrepancy in the way masturbation is discussed in regards to men and women.
C’MON, LADIES, MASTURBATION ISN’T JUST FOR BAD GIRLS|EMILY SHIRE|JUNE 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST

He claims in his complaint that the agency never clarified the discrepancy nor did it pay Shanklin the $35,000.
HOW MODELS GET ROBBED ON THE RUNWAY|JENNIFER SKY|MAY 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The discrepancy in these figures is not for lack of fighting.
THE MEDAL OF HONOR DISGRACE|BRIAN VAN REET|MARCH 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Cases currently in the national spotlight illustrate the discrepancy between medical and personal definitions of death.
FAMILIES AND PHYSICIANS DEBATE THE TRUE MEANING OF BRAIN DEATH|DR. ANAND VEERAVAGU, MD, RICHARD JOSEPH|JANUARY 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST

But there was a discrepancy between the entry in his log and that in the log of the engineer.
ROMANTIC SPAIN|JOHN AUGUSTUS O'SHEA

This discrepancy is not, like many other Bible discrepancies, an unintentional error.
THE CHRIST|JOHN ELEAZER REMSBURG

When the machine is moved through the air, as in gliding, the discrepancy seems much less marked.
A HISTORY OF AERONAUTICS|E. CHARLES VIVIAN

Where it has not, the discrepancy between old and new is usually unmistakable.
WINDOWS, A BOOK ABOUT STAINED & PAINTED GLASS|LEWIS F. DAY

What is the reason for this discrepancy between the resources and the output of the South?
THE SOUTHERN SOUTH|ALBERT BUSHNELL HART
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