1. dis- "not" + par- "equal, parity" + -ity.
2. => inequality.
- disparity (n.)
- 1550s, from Middle French disparité (16c.), from Late Latin disparitatem (nominative disparitas) "inequality," from dis- "not" (see dis-) + paritas "parity" (see parity). Related: Disparities.
- 1. the wide disparity between rich and poor
- 2. The great disparity between the teams did not make for an entertaining game.
- 3. First is the quite remarkable disparity of strength among the different interactions.
- 4. The disparity of age made it even grotesque.
- 5. The disparity was made all the worse by the absence of an adequate international copyright.
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