disparateness

disparate

[dis-per-it, dih-spar-]
adjective
distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar: disparate ideas.

Origin:
1580–90; < Latin disparātus separated (past participle of disparāre), equivalent to dis- dis-1 + par(āre) to prepare (see pare) + -ātus -ate1

disparately, adverb
disparateness, noun
nondisparate, adjective
nondisparately, adverb
nondisparateness, noun

desperate, disparate.


separate, divergent, incommensurable, unlike.
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disparate (ˈdɪspərɪt)
 
adj
1.  utterly different or distinct in kind
 
n
2.  (plural) unlike things or people
 
[C16: from Latin disparāre to divide, from dis-1 + parāre to prepare; also influenced by Latin dispar unequal]
 
'disparately
 
adv
 
'disparateness
 
n

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disparate
1608, "unlike in kind," from L. disparatus, pp. of disparare "divide, separate," from dis- "apart" + parare "get ready, prepare" (see pare); meaning infl. by L. dispar "unequal, unlike."
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