[dih-vur-juh n-see, dahy-]

noun, plural di·ver·gen·cies.

divergence; deviation.

Origin of divergency

From the Medieval Latin word dīvergentia, dating back to 1700–10. See diverge, -ency
Related formsnon·di·ver·gen·cy, noun, plural non·di·ver·gen·cies.
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Examples from the Web for divergency

Historical Examples of divergency

  • On the other hand, when divergency is permitted, it counts for a great deal.

  • The relationship is sometimes one of divergency or competition of trades.

  • Thus far we go together; but this is a point of divergency, from which we take very different directions.

  • Or, in other words, to that divergency of type which is so well insisted on by Mr. Charles Darwin.

  • The inward spirit of our faiths is the same, and it is only in their outward manifestations that they present any divergency.