Origin of discrepantMiddle English discrepante from Classical Latin discrepans
Origin of discrepantMiddle English discrepaunt from Latin discrepāns discrepant- present participle of discrepāre to disagree dis- apart ; see dis- . crepāre to rattle
(comparative more discrepant, superlative most discrepant)
- (archaic) A dissident.
From Latin discrepāntem, present participle of discrepāre (“to differ in sound, differ, disagree”), from dis- (“apart”) + crepare (“to make a noise, crackle”).