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discrepant

[dih-skrep-uh nt] /dɪˈskrɛp ənt/
adjective
1.
(usually of two or more objects, accounts, findings etc.) differing; disagreeing; inconsistent:
discrepant accounts.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin discrepant- (stem of discrepāns), present participle of discrepāre to sound discordant, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + crepāre to crack, creak; see -ant
Related forms
discrepantly, adverb
self-discrepant, adjective
self-discrepantly, adverb
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