Discrepancy is defined as a difference or inconsistency.(noun)
An example of discrepancy is a bank statement that has a different balance than your own records of the account.
See discrepancy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. discrepancies
Origin: ME discrepauns < OFr discrepance < L discrepantia < discrepans, prp. of discrepare, to sound differently < dis-, from + crepare, to rattle: see craven
See discrepancy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. dis·crep·an·cies
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