What is another word for discrepant?

556 synonyms found


[ dɪskɹˈɛpənt], [ dɪskɹˈɛpənt], [ d_ɪ_s_k_ɹ_ˈɛ_p_ə_n_t]

Discrepant is a term that refers to something that is inconsistent, contradictory, or not in harmony. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe this term, including conflicting, divergent, differing, incongruent, and inconsistent. These words can be used to describe situations where there is a disagreement or inconsistency between two or more things. For instance, conflicting opinions or divergent views may be considered discrepant. Similarly, inconsistent data or incongruent results may be said to be discrepant. By using these different synonyms, writers and speakers can vary their language to avoid repetition and bring variety to their content.

Synonyms for Discrepant:

What are the hypernyms for Discrepant?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for discrepant?

Discrepant, which means "inconsistent" or "contradictory", has several antonyms. Words that are opposite in meaning to discrepant include harmonious, consistent, congruent, congruous, compatible, consonant, corresponding, and coherent. Harmonious refers to things that are in agreement, while consistent refers to things that are stable and unchanging. Congruent and congruous both suggest that things fit together perfectly, and compatible refers to things that are capable of existing together in harmony. Consonant means "in agreement" or "in accord", while corresponding implies that things match or correspond to each other. Finally, coherent suggests that things are logically connected and make sense together.

Usage examples for Discrepant

The accounts of the habits of the Dyacks are discrepant.
"The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes"
Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
I appeal to editor and readers, whether I ever squared the circle until a week or two ago, when I gave my charitable mode of reconciling the discrepant cyclometers.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)"
Augustus de Morgan
It chanced that a few evenings previous to my appearance at the house, this indefatigable Caleb was ministering as usual to the various and discrepant wants of the large party assembled in the drawing-room.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)

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