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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disparity  \Dis*par"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Disparities}.  [LL. 
  disparitas  fr  L.  dispar  unlike,  unequal;  dis-  +  par  equal: 
  cf  F.  disparit['e].  See  {Par},  {Peer}.] 
  Inequality;  difference  in  age,  rank,  condition,  or 
  excellence;  dissimilitude;  --  followed  by  between,  in  of  as 
  to  etc.;  as  disparity  in  or  of  years;  a  disparity  as  to 
  color. 
 
  The  disparity  between  God  and  his  intelligent 
  creatures.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  The  disparity  of  numbers  was  not  such  as  ought  to  cause 
  any  uneasiness.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Syn:  Inequality;  unlikeness;  dissimilitude;  disproportion; 
  difference. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disparity 
  n  :  inequality  or  difference  in  some  respect 




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