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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
These groups are just looking for an umbrella organization and IS is becoming that organization for these disparate and separate groups to get together.
The good news for Walker is he's demonstrating support across disparate groups of Iowa Republicans, the downside is that means the shots are going to be coming from all sides.
Because of the unacceptably disparate distribution of polling locations, I respectfully request the U.S. Department of Justice investigate what took place [...] to ensure all voters are treated equally.
Anyone who is able to win in the Republican Party has to be able to bring together the disparate elements of the Reagan coalition, you've got to be able to bring together conservatives and evangelicals and libertarians, and stitch together a winning majority.
After a year and a half of ambiguity and disparate theories, I would rather have certainty than doubt, At least now there seems to be evidence that the plane did go in the water. I do wonder why it took so long. I also still wonder where the hull of the plane and the bodies are, and what happened.
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