fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind
"such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing"; "disparate ideas"
including markedly dissimilar elements
"a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"
Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.
Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.
The board of the company was decidedly disparate u2013 no two members from the same social or economic background.
Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.
Origin: From disparatus, past participle of disparare, from dis- + parare, from par
unequal; dissimilar; separate
pertaining to two coordinate species or divisions
Origin: [L. disparatus, p. p. of disparare to part, separate; dis- + parare to make ready, prepare.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis′par-āt, adj. unequal: incapable of being compared.—n. Disparate′ness.—n.pl. Dis′parates, things or characters of different species. [L. disparātus—dis, neg., and parāre, make equal.]
The numerical value of disparate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of disparate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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