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disparate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disparate  \Dis"pa*rate\,  a.  [L.  disparatus,  p.  p.  of  disparare 
  to  part  separate;  dis-  +  parare  to  make  ready,  prepare.] 
  1.  Unequal;  dissimilar;  separate. 
 
  Connecting  disparate  thoughts,  purely  by  means  of 
  resemblances  in  the  words  expressing  them 
  --Coleridge. 
 
  2.  (Logic)  Pertaining  to  two  co["o]rdinate  species  or 
  divisions. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disparate 
  adj  1:  fundamentally  different  or  distinct  in  quality  or  kind 
  "such  disparate  attractions  as  grand  opera  and  game 
  fishing";  "disparate  ideas" 
  2:  including  markedly  dissimilar  elements;  "a  disparate 
  aggregate  of  creeds  and  songs  and  prayers" 




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