dis´pa|rate|ness

dis´pa|rate|ness
dis|pa|rate «DIHS puhr iht», adjective.
distinct in kind; essentially different; unlike: »

A dog and a snake are disparate animals. Capitalism and communism have disparate political values. English chess players seem to accommodate their play to two disparate styles (Al Horowitz).

SYNONYM(S): dissimilar.
[< Latin disparātus, past participle of disparāre divide, separate < dis- apart + parāre get ready, prepare, arrange]
dis´pa|rate|ly, adverb.
dis´pa|rate|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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