from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Discrepancy.
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- n. Archaic form of discrepancy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity; contrariety.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as discrepancy.
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The relationships between the actors, performers, theatre owners , the public , the audience , the media , the society and the Law , are distorsed because of this discrepance : the world inside the magic circle is trying to impose itself over the real world.
We have heard just a week ago, that a Billion dollar discrepance, disputed charges the Army says they were billed this Billion dollars for services they never got.
This would seem to me as being the biggest discrepance in the term use. morbius
How much the important concerns of mankind are swayed and pre-influenced by manners and habits is strongly illustrated in the discrepance which maintained between the taste, the amusements, and opinions of the lively
There is error and discrepance in the schemes of the orthoepists, which shows the impossibility of carrying them into effect.
_Uses_: Separation of compound or general ideas into those that are elementary or more simple; knowledge of characteristic differences and discrepance.
Macedonians,  278; apparent discrepance of the two Epistles explained,  288; the second, gentler,  295; loved by Paul more than other churches,  296; estranged from the incestuous person,
Either reverence, or deference, may have prevented him from bringing his prayers into entire harmony with his criticisms; or it may be that a discrepance, which we should constantly diminish, is likely to remain between our feelings and our logical necessities.
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We have indications not to be mistaken of a state of social affairs in which Conveyances and Contracts were practically confounded; nor did the discrepance of the conceptions become perceptible till men had begun to adopt a distinct practice in contracting and conveying.
A few cases only of difference are alleged, in which this discrepance is observed; but in regard to those actions which are reckoned good or evil, there is a general agreement.