Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.
‘The board of the company was decidedly disparate, with no two members from the same social or economic background.’;
Not similar; unalike; different
Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.
Not similar; unlike; heterogeneous; as, the tempers of men are as dissimilar as their features.
‘This part very dissimilar to any other.’;
Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.
‘a group of very dissimilar people’; ‘a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm’; ‘their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own’; ‘took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem’;
Unequal; dissimilar; separate.
‘Connecting disparate thoughts, purely by means of resemblances in the words expressing them.’;
not alike or similar;
‘as unalike as two people could be’;
Pertaining to two coördinate species or divisions.
not like; marked by dissimilarity;
‘for twins they are very unlike’; ‘people are profoundly different’;
fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind;
‘such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing’; ‘disparate ideas’;
including markedly dissimilar elements;
‘a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers’;
essentially different in kind; not able to be compared
‘they inhabit disparate worlds of thought’;
containing elements very different from one another
‘a culturally disparate country’;
things so unlike that there is no basis for comparison.