Definitions of discrepancy

  1. The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity; contrariety. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A disagreement or difference. discrepance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Disagreement; difference; contrariety. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for discrepancy

  1. 5. Was there a discrepancy between the objectives of the European colonizers and the growth and development of the Virginia colony? – The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783 by Virginia State Dept. of Education
  2. But there was a deep discrepancy between them. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward