disparate

  • 1disparate — [ disparat ] adj. et n. f. • 1655; lat. disparatus « inégal » I ♦ Adj. Qui n est pas en accord, en harmonie avec ce qui l entoure; dont la diversité est choquante. ⇒ discordant, divers, hétéroclite, hétérogène. Couleurs, ornements disparates qui… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2disparate — 1. (di spa ra t ) s. f. Terme vieilli. Incartade, action capricieuse et déraisonnable. •   Quelle disparate je vais faire !, SÉV. 388. •   Ce sont ces disparates là qui font que je vous crains près de moi, MAINTENON Lettre à d Aubigné, 25 oct.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3disparate — is in regular use in two main meanings, (1) ‘essentially different or diverse in kind’ (disparate cultures, disparate elements, disparate groups, disparate styles) and (2) ‘unequal’ (people of disparate ages / countries of disparate size). The… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4disparate — sustantivo masculino 1. Cosa absurda, equivocada o irreflexiva: No decía más que disparates. Dejar al niño solo ha sido un dis parate. ¡Cómo lo vea por la calle, soy capaz de hacer un dis parate! 2. (no contable) Uso/registro: coloquial. Exceso,… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 5disparate — I adjective aberrant, atypical, clashing, conflicting, contradictory, contrasting, departing from, deviating, different, differentiated, differing, digressive, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, disproportionate, dissimilar, distinct,… …

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  • 6disparate — DISPARATE. s. f. Mot emprunté de l Espagnol. Écart, inégalité, manque de rapport ou de suite dans la conduite ou, dans les discours. Quelle disparate! Étrange disparate. Il n y a point de disparates sans inégalités, mais il peut y avoir des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 7Disparate — Dis pa*rate, a. [L. disparatus, p. p. of disparare to part, separate; dis + parare to make ready, prepare.] 1. Unequal; dissimilar; separate. [1913 Webster] Connecting disparate thoughts, purely by means of resemblances in the words expressing… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8disparate — ► ADJECTIVE 1) essentially different in kind; not able to be compared. 2) containing elements very different from one another: a culturally disparate country. DERIVATIVES disparately adverb disparateness noun. ORIGIN from Latin disparare to… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9disparate — c.1600, unlike in kind, from L. disparatus, pp. of disparare divide, separate, from dis apart (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + parare get ready, prepare (see PARE (Cf. pare)); meaning influenced by L. dispar unequal, unlike. Relat …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10disparate — s. m. 1. Tolice; despropósito, desatino; absurdo. 2.  [Galicismo] Disparidade. 3.  [Brasil] Grande quantidade …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 11disparate — diverse, divergent, *different, various Analogous words: Unconsonant, incompatible, incongruous, discrepant, discordant, inconsistent: *distinct, separate Antonyms: comparable, analogous Contrasted words: similar, *like, parallel …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12disparate — [adj] at odds, different at variance, contrary, contrasting, discordant, discrepant, dissimilar, distant, distinct, divergent, diverse, far cry, incommensurate, incompatible, inconsistent, inconsonant, like night and day*, poles apart, separate,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13disparate — (De disparatar). 1. m. Hecho o dicho disparatado. 2. coloq. atrocidad (ǁ demasía) …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 14disparate — [dis′pə rət; ] also [ di spar′it] adj. [L disparatus, pp. of disparare, to separate < dis , apart, not + parare, to make equal < par, equal: see PAR1] essentially not alike; distinct or different in kind; unequal SYN. DIFFERENT disparately… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15disparate — (Alteración de desbarate, desconcierto.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 Acción o palabras absurdas, increíbles o imprudentes: ■ no digas más disparates, los elefantes no vuelan. SINÓNIMO disparo dislate 2 coloquial Atrocidad, exceso o crueldad grande:… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 16disparate — [[t]dɪ̱spərət[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Disparate things are clearly different from each other in quality or type. [FORMAL] Scientists are trying to pull together disparate ideas in astronomy... The nine republics are immensely disparate in… …

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