di·​ver·​gen·​cy də-ˈvər-jən(t)-sē How to pronounce divergency (audio)
plural divergencies

Examples of divergency in a Sentence

a growing divergency of opinion on that hot-button issue a warning that no divergency from the church's traditional teachings on the subject would be permitted

Word History


diverg(ence) + -ency

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of divergency was in 1709

Dictionary Entries Near divergency

Cite this Entry

“Divergency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/divergency. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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