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divergence

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of divergence

  1. 1 a movement in different directions away from a common point <a growing divergence of opinion about that U.S. president's place in history> Synonyms bifurcation, divarication, divergency, separation Related Words difference, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissidence, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diversity, unlikeness Phrases parting of the ways Near Antonyms accord, agreement; likeness, similarity Antonyms convergence

  2. 2 a turning away from a course or standard <any divergence from the community's strict moral code was met with social ostracism> Synonyms deflection, departure, detour, deviation, divagation, divergency, diversion Related Words regression, retrogression, reversion Near Antonyms adherence





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