- Discrepancies are defined as inconsistencies or differences.
An example of discrepancies is when a story is told several times, each with a different ending.
Variant of discrepancy
lack of agreement, or an instance of this; difference; inconsistency
Origin of discrepancyMiddle English discrepauns ; from Old French discrepance ; from Classical Latin discrepantia ; from discrepans, present participle of discrepare, to sound differently ; from dis-, from + crepare, to rattle: see craven