Definitions for discrepantdɪˈskrɛp ənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word discrepant

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•crep•antdɪˈskrɛp ənt(adj.)

  1. (usu. of two or more accounts, findings, etc.) differing; disagreeing; inconsistent.

Origin of discrepant:

1400–50; < L discrepant-, s. of discrepāns, prp. of discrepāre to sound discordant =dis-dis -1+crepāre to crack, creak; see -ant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discrepant, incompatible(adj)

    not compatible with other facts

  2. discrepant, inconsistent(adj)

    not in agreement

  3. at variance(p), discrepant, dissonant(adj)

    not in accord

    "desires at variance with his duty"; "widely discrepant statements"


  1. discrepant(Adjective)

    Showing difference; inconsistent, dissimilar.

  2. Origin: From discrepantem, present participle of discrepare, from + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discrepant(adj)

    discordant; at variance; disagreeing; contrary; different

  2. Discrepant(noun)

    a dissident


Find a translation for the discrepant definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these discrepant definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"discrepant." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for discrepant?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for discrepant: