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 or congruent; not matching or fitting in.
Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.
(math) Of two numbers, with respect to a third, such that their difference can not be divided by it without a remainder.
‘20 and 25 are incongruous with respect to 4.’;
Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.
Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent; improper; as, an incongruous remark; incongruous behavior, action, dress, etc.
‘Incongruous denotes that kind of absence of harmony or suitableness of which the taste and experience of men takes cognizance.’;
Unequal; dissimilar; separate.
‘Connecting disparate thoughts, purely by means of resemblances in the words expressing them.’;
lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness;
‘a plan incongruous with reason’; ‘incongruous behavior’; ‘a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation’;
Pertaining to two coördinate species or divisions.
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.