noun (plural disparities)
A great difference: economic disparities between different regions of the country the great disparity of weight between the sun and the planets
More example sentences
- The disparity in fees between different schools can be overwhelming.
- His shots do help demonstrate the disparity between different films.
- Income and standards of living disparities in different regions of the country have become a growing problem.
discrepancy, inconsistency, imbalance;
variance, variation, divergence, gap, gulf;
difference, dissimilarity, contrast
Mid 16th century: from French disparité, from late Latin disparitas, based on Latin paritas 'parity'.
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