Origin of discrepantMiddle English discrepante ; from Classical Latin discrepans
Origin of discrepantMiddle English discrepaunt, from Latin discrepans, discrepant-, present participle of discrepare, to disagree : dis-, apart; see dis– + crepare, 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”).