DISPARITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISPARITY
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 n.  difference; condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree
Classic Sentence:
1  There is some disparity in your respective years, but in your means and positions there is none; on the contrary, there is a great suitability.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
2  I confess that I do think there is a disparity, too great a disparity, and in a point no less essential than mind.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
3  I might have seen there was too great a disparity between the ages of the parties to make it likely that they were man and wife.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
4  A curious equality of friendship, originating, I suppose, in our respective circumstances, sprung up between me and these people, notwithstanding the ludicrous disparity in our years.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
5  Raising his cry of battle, which recalled some six or seven warriors, and reckless of the disparity of their numbers, he rushed upon his enemy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32
6  Denisov had two hundred, and Dolokhov might have as many more, but the disparity of numbers did not deter Denisov.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  One of the reasons we have invested so heavily in equity is because there has been a drastic disparity in these classrooms, in these desks, in how the base education has been delivered.
2  Their disparity in rank made no difference at all to the prince and Cinderella.
3  Unfortunately, Tony and Tina have disparate notions of marriage: Tony sees it as a carefree extended love affair, while Tina sees it as a solemn commitment to build a family and a home.
4  The film is thus structured as a race against time adventure in which odd couple protagonists Joy and Sadness must traverse disparate locales in order to return home.