disparity vs discrepancy

disparity discrepancy

Definitions

  • 1) incongruity
  • 2) uncountable the state of being unequal; difference
  • 3) uncountable the state of being unequal; difference
  • 4) The condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree; difference.
  • 5) Unlikeness; incongruity.
  • 6) Inequality; difference in age, rank, condition, or excellence; dissimilitude; -- followed by between, in, of, as to, etc.
  • 7) inequality or difference in some respect
  • 8) Dissimilitude; extreme unlikeness; specifically, a degree of unlikeness so great that it renders comparison impossible.
  • 9) One of two or more unlike things; a disparate.
  • 10) Synonyms Dissimilarity, etc. (see difference), disproportion.
  • 11) The state or character of being disparate.

Definitions

  • 1) An inconsistency between facts or sentiments.
  • 2) The state or quality of being discrepant.
  • 3) An instance of divergence or disagreement. synonym: difference.
  • 4) Divergence or disagreement, as between facts or claims; difference.
  • 5) An instance of divergence or disagreement. synonym: difference.
  • 6) a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
  • 7) an event that departs from expectations
  • 8) Difference; disagreement; variance or contrariety, especially of facts or sentiments.

Examples

  • 1) The disparity between the two lives could not be more stark.
  • 2) Despite the overall increase in life expectancy, there remain wide geographical disparities.
  • 3) There is certainly a wide disparity in the number of players unavailable per game this season.
  • 4) There is inflation and the disparity in wealth is enormous here.
  • 5) There is a huge disparity between her skill on the horse and her other life skills.
  • 6) There are also big disparities in pay.
  • 7) The figures gave rise to concerns that the economic recovery has masked growing regional disparity.
  • 8) The increasing disparity between the two can make growing old so hard.
  • 9) There is a wide disparity between forces on the outcomes of hearings.
  • 10) The unjust system of taxation underlined huge disparities in wealth.
  • 11) The huge disparity in pay cannot be justified.
  • 12) The result is a big disparity in the groups.
  • 13) Both studies showed a strong regional disparity.
  • 14) And the scripts were based on the disparities between the two lifestyles.
  • 15) Such social and economic disparity could not go without upheaval.
  • 16) But in some other areas of the country there is a wide disparity.
  • 17) Research suggests extreme wealth disparity can have a negative impact on health and wellbeing.
  • 18) It shows a huge disparity between the number missing and investigations undertaken.
  • 19) The other notable element is the glaring age disparity between the five central characters and the actors playing them.
  • 20) Regional disparities remained considerable as well.
  • 21) Racial and economic disparities are interlinked.
  • 22) But it also needs to focus on the wide disparity of economic prospects within Britain.
  • 23) I'm guessing that the increase in disparity is more because the geezer bands can now charge hundreds of dollars per ticket to boomers reliving their past glory than a shift in attendance patterns.
  • 24) When you compare the two lists of groups -- which you can see after the jump -- the disparity is almost comical.
  • 25) Updated 10: 48: Sen. Cornyn just asked Judge Sotomayor a pointed question about what he calls a disparity between what she has said in speeches and how she has characterized those speeches.
  • 26) Business South Africa is to petition the Constitutional Court on what it describes as a disparity in collective bargaining rights for employers and employees in the final constitution adopted on
  • 27) What was a 100 to 1 disparity is now "only" an 18 to 1 disparity.
  • 28) Posted at 10: 51 AM in disparity, sadly, it's news, stereotypes | Permalink
  • 29) Either pull the lowest schools up to that level or have the two meet somewhere in the middle, but this disparity is just going to keep breeding bad results.
  • 30) In fact, the only space that could hold such disparity is the realm of fiction itself, an infinitely elastic space where anything is possible.
  • 31) At this point, when US income disparity is high, a tax on the wealthy would allow to balance our federal budget in relatively short order. howard says:
  • 32) To some degree, this disparity is created by the market & any policy proposal should recognize that.
  • 33) ‘The disparity in fees between different schools can be overwhelming.’
  • 34) ‘His shots do help demonstrate the disparity between different films.’
  • 35) ‘Income and standards of living disparities in different regions of the country have become a growing problem.’
  • 36) ‘Others remain unanswered and court practice in different regions of the country shows stark disparities.’
  • 37) ‘In part this different history may have to do with the disparities between the first and second waves of feminism.’
  • 38) ‘The ease with which we now travel over land has led to a great disparity between prehistoric and modern perceptions of islands.’
  • 39) ‘Regional disparities further accentuated ancient distinctions, especially between the north and the south.’
  • 40) ‘Prevailing economic theory suggests that such information disparities can lead to market failure.’
  • 41) ‘They may blame the diverse students or even parents for these disparities and variations.’
  • 42) ‘In any case, the wide disparity of incomes and egos leads to a certain instability.’
  • 43) ‘I estimate that the comparable disparities in Australia are less marked but still not inconsiderable.’
  • 44) ‘It has led to declining standards of living and widening income disparities.’
  • 45) ‘In the past, critics have pointed to disparities in testing as being the cause of any differences found.’
  • 46) ‘He believes that the growing disparity between the rich and poor of the world is a disaster.’
  • 47) ‘Mr Causley said he was sympathetic and well aware of the disparity in pay.’
  • 48) ‘And we have a wide disparity between the simply poor and the poorest of the poor.’
  • 49) ‘And of course, the last explanation for the disparity, is the one that you point out.’
  • 50) ‘His appeal may lie in the disparity between the image projected in his interviews and the image perpetuated in his records.’
  • 51) ‘Waterhouse explained his justification for the disparity between program fees.’
  • 52) ‘There seems little doubt that there remains a disparity between women's pay and that of their male counterparts.’

Examples

  • 1) A federal investigation showed huge discrepancies between names on the list and the existence of valid social security numbers.
  • 2) Very recently in a business of mine we noticed cash discrepancies, and conducted an unannounced check at the branch concerned.
  • 3) It is one way of addressing the huge discrepancies you can get.
  • 4) The photographer has noticed an amusing discrepancy between his glorious appearance and its inglorious origins.
  • 5) That will end a couple of big discrepancies which currently exist.
  • 6) What explains this discrepancy in belief and action?
  • 7) The discrepancy is also apparent when comparing data by genders.
  • 8) That probably accounts for the discrepancy between the two systems.
  • 9) Similar discrepancies held true when comparing gender mortality data of these groups.
  • 10) But many of the clothes they endorse have huge pricing discrepancies.
  • 11) But officials noticed a discrepancy between her spending and the amount she was claiming.
  • 12) Some of the biggest price discrepancies in cash terms were on electrical goods.
  • 13) Experts are now calling on shoppers to make store bosses explain the discrepancy.
  • 14) It was also not ideal to have a discrepancy between the two tracks.
  • 15) Italian officials are looking at a similar discrepancy.
  • 16) At least some of the discrepancy can be explained by this factor.
  • 17) But there is a discrepancy between the two very different kinds of evidence available.
  • 18) In comparing different voices and different accounts, he naturally finds many discrepancies.
  • 19) With all four principals lined up together, strange size discrepancies became apparent.
  • 20) There is a huge discrepancy here, there is hypocrisy.
  • 21) At some point, some regulator or other will notice the discrepancy and want to intervene.
  • 22) The discrepancy became apparent at a media screening two days before the film's public release.
  • 23) Huge discrepancies over ten years have been found in the unit's books.
  • 24) The bigger the discrepancy, the harder we must laugh.
  • 25) EA found similar discrepancies in many individual models.
  • 26) I recently noticed some financial discrepancies and discovered my signature had been forged on documents.
  • 27) To acquiesce in discrepancy is destructive of candor and of moral cleanliness.
  • 28) The reason for the discrepancy is the Tigers 'average of just 2.9 points per opponent's trip into the red zone allowed, which is a figure is nearly impossible to maintain and is mostly just random variance.
  • 29) At 20 feet high, even going out to 40 yards, the discrepancy is about half a yard.
  • 30) (I'm not sure if the discrepancy is a typographical error, but for the sake of my argument here, I'm assuming that he fell up to his elbow.)
  • 31) But do you not think that governments have a part to play in what you call the discrepancy between perceptions and reality?
  • 32) If you think this "discrepancy" is the death-knell of global warming theory, you really don't understand what's going on, "Bart".
  • 33) ‘The reasons for the discrepancies may in fact be variabilities between the investigated cells, tissues or plants.’
  • 34) ‘He then informed members about the discrepancy at their annual general meeting and the matter was reported to the police.’
  • 35) ‘Surveys and conventions are to be held on this issue to sort out differences and discrepancies.’
  • 36) ‘On the other hand, there may be some minor discrepancies due to local variations.’
  • 37) ‘The discrepancy in gender ratio is due to the fact that there are half as many events for women.’
  • 38) ‘The survey into the highs and lows of brochure holiday prices confirmed huge discrepancies across the country.’
  • 39) ‘Not surprisingly, bigger discrepancies were prevalent in the social class of readers.’
  • 40) ‘Beneath discrepancies and divergences there lay a shared basis of belief.’
  • 41) ‘It apparently does away with the discrepancies between the different districts.’
  • 42) ‘It is this variation that he says created the discrepancies in this year's results.’
  • 43) ‘If that were true, a simple averaging of the two prices could eliminate the discrepancy.’
  • 44) ‘The similarities in their recollections vastly outweigh the discrepancies.’
  • 45) ‘The matter only came to light when a spectator noticed the discrepancy and it ended with the umpires taking both sides off the field.’
  • 46) ‘The company was not able to explain the reason for the discrepancy or the whereabouts of the missing 11,000 cars.’
  • 47) ‘Why the discrepancy between the official statistics and those quoted by Tim?’
  • 48) ‘What about the discrepancy between the funding of softball and other sports?’
  • 49) ‘But this reply gives a perfectly reasonable explanation for the apparent discrepancy.’
  • 50) ‘A registration check revealed a discrepancy in the car's number plate, raising suspicions.’
  • 51) ‘The result, as the discrepancy in water consumption shows, is neither equitable nor reasonable.’
  • 52) ‘This discrepancy along with other diagnostic tests indicated that he was dyslexic.’
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