Marked by discrepancy; disagreeing.
Lacking agreement; differing; at variance; inconsistent.
Origin of discrepant
- Middle English discrepaunt from Latin discrepāns discrepant- present participle of discrepāre to disagree dis- apart dis– crepāre to rattle
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin discrepāntem, present participle of discrepāre (“to differ in sound, differ, disagree”), from dis- (“apart”) + crepare (“to make a noise, crackle”).