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discrepant


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discrepant  \Dis*crep"ant\,  a.  [L.  discrepans,  -antis,  p.  pr  of 
  discrepare  to  sound  differently  or  discordantly;  dis-  + 
  crepare  to  rattle,  creak:  cf  OF  discrepant.  See 
  {Crepitate}.] 
  Discordant;  at  variance;  disagreeing;  contrary;  different. 
 
  The  Egyptians  were  .  .  .  the  most  oddly  discrepant  from 
  the  rest  in  their  manner  of  worship.  --Cudworth. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discrepant  \Dis*crep"ant\,  n. 
  A  dissident.  --J.  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discrepant 
  adj  1:  not  compatible  with  other  facts  [syn:  {incompatible}] 
  2:  not  in  agreement  [syn:  {inconsistent}] 
  3:  not  in  accord;  "desires  at  variance  with  his  duty";  "widely 
  discrepant  statements"  [syn:  {at  variance(p)}] 




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