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Definition of Discrepancy

Discrepancy

  1. The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity; contrariety.

Discrepancy Quotations

Any architectural project we do takes at least four or five years, so increasingly there is a discrepancy between the acceleration of culture and the continuing slowness of architecture.
Rem Koolhaas

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy between the genius and his human qualities that one has to ask oneself whether a little less talent might not have been better.
Carl Jung

The ouster of Jill Abramson as executive editor of 'The New York Times' sent shock waves through the media landscape. Reports that she was fired thanks in part to a soured relationship based on the 'Times'' alleged sexist pay discrepancy only made those shock waves stronger.
Ben Shapiro

I do love shoes that make my legs longer. I have the upper body of someone who's 5ft 8in, so high heels help me even out the discrepancy.
Amy Adams

If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.
Charles Horton Cooley
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Discrepancy Translations

discrepancy in German is Unstimmigkeit
discrepancy in Italian is discrepanza
discrepancy in Norwegian is uoverensstemmelse
discrepancy in Spanish is discrepancia