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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to criticize severely

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