disparity

[dih-spar-i-tee]
noun, plural disparities.
lack of similarity or equality; inequality; difference: a disparity in age; disparity in rank.

Origin:
1545–55; < Middle French desparite < Late Latin disparitās; see dis-1, parity1

nondisparity, noun, plural nondisparities.


See difference.
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disparity (dɪˈspærɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  inequality or difference, as in age, rank, wages, etc
2.  dissimilarity
 

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disparity
1550s, from M.Fr. disparité, from L.L. disparitatem "inequality," from L. dis- "not" + L.L. paritas (gen. paritatis) "parity" (see parity). Related: Disparities.
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Example sentences
Although the reason for this difference is not yet known, it is a true
  disparity.
Income disparity is always a subjective observation, with observations often
  occuring on the local level.
Their proximity to one another only accentuates the disparity.
These are average figures and the disparity is greater if particular areas are
  singled out.
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