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divergence

[ dih-vur-juhns, dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF divergence

Synonyms for divergence

  • discrepancy
  • disparity
  • distinction
  • diversity
  • aberration
  • alteration
  • crotch
  • deflection
  • departure
  • detour
  • deviation
  • digression
  • dissimilarity
  • dissimilitude
  • divagation
  • divergency
  • division
  • fork
  • mutation
  • otherness
  • parting
  • radiation
  • ramification
  • separation
  • turning
  • unlikeness
  • variety
  • alterity
  • disagreeing
  • dissemblance
  • varying
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Antonyms for divergence

  • sameness
  • similarity
  • conformity
  • uniformity
  • accord
  • agreement
  • concord
  • convergence
  • harmony
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIVERGENCE

They had arrived by an oft-trodden path to an ancient point of divergence.

This divergence of taste and sympathies is no laughing matter.

Just for one brief moment he contemplated a divergence from his course.

There may and must be divergence of opinion as to the safest way to overcome intemperance.

Robin's divergence from his father's ways was, secretly, an acute disappointment to her.

A divergence appears with the determination of the other elements of the vertebræ.

Here, there appears to be divergence only, and that continually increasing.

Its first result was seen in the divergence of the careers of Pitt and Fox.

But, after this divergence, let us return to our first drive.

"There we arrive at a definite point of divergence, Mr. Mario," said his lordship.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Modern Latin divergentia, from divergens (see diverge). Related: Divergency.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIVERGENCE

aberrance

nounabnormality
  • aberrancy
  • aberration
  • anomaly
  • deviation
  • divergence
  • irregularity
  • preternaturalness
  • unnaturalness

angle

nounshape formed by two lines meeting at a point
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