imparity

[ im-par-i-tee ]
/ ɪmˈpær ɪ ti /

noun, plural im·par·i·ties.

lack of parity or equality; disparity, difference, or inequality.

QUIZZES

This Word Of The Day Quiz Is Far From Thersitical
Have you mastered the meaning of phronesis? How about plethoric? Take the quiz on the words from the week of February 17 to 23 to find out.
Question 1 of 7
Lincolnesque

Origin of imparity

From the Late Latin word imparitās, dating back to 1555–65. See im-2, parity1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for imparity

British Dictionary definitions for imparity

imparity
/ (ɪmˈpærɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

a less common word for disparity (def. 1)

Word Origin for imparity

C16: from Late Latin imparitās, from Latin impar unequal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012