Discrepance
Discrepance Dis*crep"ance (?; 277), Discrepancy Dis*crep"an*cy, n.; pl. {-ances}, {-ancies}. [L. disrepantia: cf. OF. discrepance. See {Discrepant}.] The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity; contrariety. [1913 Webster]

There hath been ever a discrepance of vesture of youth and age, men and women. --Sir T. Elyot. [1913 Webster]

There is no real discrepancy between these two genealogies. --G. S. Faber. [1913 Webster]


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  • discrépance — ⇒DISCRÉPANCE, subst. fém. Domaine de la pensée, rare. Disconvenance, divergence. La discrépance absolue admise par lui [Kant] entre « l impératif catégorique » et la « sensibilité » (Traité sociol., 1968, p. 240). Rem. Attesté par le seul Ac.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • discrepance — index inequality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • discrepance — də̇ˈskrepən(t)s noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English discrepaunce, from Middle French discrepance, from Latin discrepantia, from discrepant , discrepans (present participle of discrepare) + ia y : discrepancy …   Useful english dictionary

  • discrepance — dis·crep·ance (dĭ skrĕpʹəns) n. Discrepancy. * * * …   Universalium

  • discrepance — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The condition of being unlike or dissimilar: difference, discrepancy, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinction, divarication, divergence, divergency, unlikeness. See SAME. 2. A marked lack of… …   English dictionary for students

  • discrepance — n.; (also discrepancy) Difference, incongruity, disagreement, contrariety, inconsistency, variance, divergence, discordance …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • discrepance — dis·crep·ance …   English syllables

  • -ances — Discrepance Dis*crep ance (?; 277), Discrepancy Dis*crep an*cy, n.; pl. { ances}, { ancies}. [L. disrepantia: cf. OF. discrepance. See {Discrepant}.] The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ancies — Discrepance Dis*crep ance (?; 277), Discrepancy Dis*crep an*cy, n.; pl. { ances}, { ancies}. [L. disrepantia: cf. OF. discrepance. See {Discrepant}.] The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discrepancy — Discrepance Dis*crep ance (?; 277), Discrepancy Dis*crep an*cy, n.; pl. { ances}, { ancies}. [L. disrepantia: cf. OF. discrepance. See {Discrepant}.] The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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