Definition of discrepant in English:

discrepant

adjective

  • See discrepancy

    • ‘Many of the differences between the two cultural groups become rather lucid in the light of these discrepant histories.’
    • ‘In fact, children's understanding of emotion skills and their utilization of emotion skills in an actual situation may be discrepant.’
    • ‘Simulations show that different estimators are increasingly discrepant with a decreasing amount of marker information.’
    • ‘Versions of this fantasy appear in all creeds, with discrepant degrees of literal-mindedness depending on the date and on the society.’
    • ‘Methodological differences between the current and previous studies may explain these discrepant findings.’

Pronunciation

discrepant

/disˈkrep(ə)nt//dɪsˈkrɛp(ə)nt/