Discrepant meaning

dĭ-skrĕpənt
Marked by discrepancy; disagreeing.
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Lacking agreement; differing; at variance; inconsistent.
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(archaic) A dissident.

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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”).

    From Wiktionary