Dis*par"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Disparities (#). [LL. disparitas, fr. L. dispar unlike, unequal; dis- + par equal: cf. F. disparit'e. See Par, Peer.]

Inequality; difference in age, rank, condition, or excellence; dissimilitude; -- followed by between, in, of, as to, etc.; as, disparity in, or of, years; a disparity as to color.

The disparity between God and his intelligent creatures. I. Taylor.

The disparity of numbers was not such as ought to cause any uneasiness. Macaulay.

Syn. -- Inequality; unlikeness; dissimilitude; disproportion; difference.

 

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