disparate

[ dis-per-it, dih-spar- ]SEE DEFINITION OF disparate
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No doubt his attachment to the disparate couple counted for not a little.

Such associations of disparate senses are called complications.

The disparate elements of the mediaeval personality were as yet unblended.

But Noli was too radical to command the support of the disparate coalition that had ousted Zogu.

He has succeeded, according to them, in heaping together an immense amount of information, but it is of the most disparate value.

His remarks were occasional and disparate, but she guessed his train of thought, supplying easily the missing links.

The dream element truly represents all this disparate matter in the dream content.

But in him the two moods were disparate, even in conflict; in Brooke they were seemingly fused.

The subjects treated are so numerous and disparate that no general idea of them can be given.

To make sense of disparate data and from them form new productive endeavors is a formidable task.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "unlike in kind," from Latin disparatus, past participle of disparare "divide, separate," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + parare "get ready, prepare" (see pare); meaning influenced by Latin dispar "unequal, unlike." Related: Disparately; disparateness.

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