Search Result for "disparate":
1. fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind;
- Example: "such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing"
- Example: "disparate ideas"
2. including markedly dissimilar elements;
- Example: "a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Disparate \Dis"pa*rate\, a. [L. disparatus, p. p. of disparare to part, separate; dis- + parare to make ready, prepare.] 1. Unequal; dissimilar; separate. [1913 Webster] Connecting disparate thoughts, purely by means of resemblances in the words expressing them. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Logic) Pertaining to two coordinate species or divisions. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
disparate adj 1: fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind; "such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing"; "disparate ideas" 2: including markedly dissimilar elements; "a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
82 Moby Thesaurus words for "disparate": assorted, asymmetric, at odds, at variance, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, counter, departing, deviating, deviative, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disproportionate, dissimilar, dissonant, distant, distinct, distinguished, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, hardly like, heterogeneous, ill-matched, ill-sorted, in disagreement, inaccordant, inadequate, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inharmonious, insufficient, irreconcilable, irregular, many, mismatched, motley, multifarious, nonuniform, odd, off, offbeat, out, out of proportion, poles apart, poles asunder, scarcely like, separate, separated, several, skew, skewed, unalike, unconformable, unequal, uneven, unidentical, unlike, unmatched, unresembling, unsame, unsimilar, variant, varied, variegated, various, varying, widely apart, worlds apart