English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'discrepancy'

(noun) 
Definition
a conflict or variation between facts, figures, or claims
the discrepancy between press and radio reports
Synonyms
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difference
the vast difference in size
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variation
local variations in price and availability
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conflict
Try to keep any conflict between you and your sibling to a minimum.
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contradiction
Dee saw no contradiction between his religion and his philosophy.
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inconsistency
the alleged inconsistencies in her evidence
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disparity
economic disparities between countries
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variance
the variances in the stock price
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divergence
There's substantial divergence of opinion in the party.
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dissonance
Bring harmony out of dissonance.
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incongruity
She smiled at the incongruity of the question.
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discordance
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contrariety

Additional synonyms

in the sense of conflict
Definition
opposition between ideas or interests
Try to keep any conflict between you and your sibling to a minimum.
in the sense of contradiction
Dee saw no contradiction between his religion and his philosophy.
in the sense of difference
Definition
the state or quality of being unlike
the vast difference in size

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