discrepancy vs. disparity – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Discrepancy

Definition:

a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

Examples:

Do you see the big discrepancy in costs?

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Disparity

Definition:

inequality or difference in some respect

Examples:

there is a disparity between man's aspirations and his accomplishments

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