1 fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind; "such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing"; "disparate ideas"
2 including markedly dissimilar elements; "a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"
EtymologyFrom disparātus, past participle of disparāre ‘to divide’ from dis- ‘apart’ + parāre ‘prepare’.
- /ˈdɪspərɪt/ or /ˈdɪspərət/
- /dɪˈspɛrɪt/ or /dɪˈspɛrət/
EtymologyLatin disparatus, past participle of disparare ‘to divide’, from dis- ‘apart’ + parare ‘prepare’.
- Feminine plural form of disparato
assorted, asymmetric, at odds, at variance, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, counter, departing, deviating, deviative, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disproportionate, dissimilar, dissonant, distant, distinct, distinguished, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, hardly like, heterogeneous, ill-matched, ill-sorted, in disagreement, inaccordant, inadequate, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inharmonious, insufficient, irreconcilable, irregular, many, mismatched, motley, multifarious, nonuniform, odd, off, offbeat, out, out of proportion, poles apart, poles asunder, scarcely like, separate, separated, several, skew, skewed, unalike, unconformable, unequal, uneven, unidentical, unlike, unmatched, unresembling, unsame, unsimilar, variant, varied, variegated, various, varying, widely apart, worlds apart