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disparate

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Synonyms and Antonyms of disparate

  1. being not of the same kind disparate notions among adults and adolescents about when middle age begins Synonyms of disparate different, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlikeWords Related to disparate divers, miscellaneous, mixed, several, sundry, variant, varied, various; differentiable, discriminable; alternate, alternative, individual, particular, peculiar, single; disproportionate, divergent, unequalNear Antonyms of disparate equal, selfsame; equivalent, tantamount; akin, analogous, comparable, homological, homologous, related; homogeneous, homogenous, uniformAntonyms of disparate alike, identical, indistinguishable, kin, kindred, like, parallel, same, similar

Synonym Discussion of disparate

different, diverse, divergent, disparate, various mean unlike in kind or character. different may imply little more than separateness but it may also imply contrast or contrariness.
    • different foods
diverse implies both distinctness and marked contrast.
    • such diverse interests as dancing and football
divergent implies movement away from each other and unlikelihood of ultimate meeting or reconciliation.
    • went on to pursue divergent careers
disparate emphasizes incongruity or incompatibility.
    • disparate notions of freedom
various stresses the number of sorts or kinds.
    • tried various methods

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