[ im-par-i-tee ]
/ ɪmˈpær ɪ ti /

noun, plural im·par·i·ties.

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


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Origin of imparity

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

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British Dictionary definitions for 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
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