discrepant(redirected from discrepantly)
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Marked by discrepancy; disagreeing.
[Middle English discrepaunt, from Latin discrepāns, discrepant-, present participle of discrepāre, to disagree : dis-, apart; see dis- + crepāre, to rattle.]
inconsistent; conflicting; at variance
[C15: from Latin discrepāns, from discrepāre to differ in sound, from dis-1 + crepāre to be noisy]
(usu. of two or more accounts, findings, etc.) differing; disagreeing; inconsistent.
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|Adj.||1.||discrepant - not compatible with other facts|
inconsistent - displaying a lack of consistency; "inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time"; "inconsistent with the roadmap"
|2.||discrepant - not in agreement|
incongruous - lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness; "a plan incongruous with reason"; "incongruous behavior"; "a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation"
|3.||discrepant - not in accord; "desires at variance with his duty"; "widely discrepant statements"|
discordant - not in agreement or harmony; "views discordant with present-day ideas"