Your kid asks what your favorite movie is. You mention Schindler's List and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Here's the first meaning, the one we use the most. Disparate things are so different from each other that they have nothing in common and cannot be meaningfully compared. They're not opposites, necessarily; they're just fully and totally different.
"What Lithuania does offer is a regulatory 'sandbox,' which allows financial technology companies to test products in a limited environment and under supervision. Such sandboxes are not common, but they are cropping up in places as disparate as Arizona and Kuwait."
Explain the meaning of "disparate" without saying "dissimilar" or "apples and oranges."
Fill in the blanks: "It's a challenge to make sense of _____, with its disparate (parts or aspects)."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. One opposite of DISPARATE is
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