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disparity
used in David Copperfield

9 uses
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Definition without parity; i.e., inequality or difference in some respect
  • 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.
    Chapters 10-12 (65% in)
  • When I had done tumbling over Traddles, and had sat upon something which was not a cat — my first seat was — I so far recovered my sight, as to perceive that Mr. Spenlow had evidently been the youngest of the family; that there was a disparity of six or eight years between the two sisters; and that the younger appeared to be the manager of the conference, inasmuch as she had my letter in her hand — so familiar as it looked to me, and yet so odd!
    Chapters 40-42 (29% in)
  • But I thought — I implore you to remember the narrow construction which has been my besetting sin — that, in a case where there was so much disparity in point of years —'
    Chapters 40-42 (78% in)
  • There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.'
    Chapters 43-45 (91% in)
  • 'There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose' —'no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.'
    Chapters 43-45 (92% in)
  • 'There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose' —'no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.'
    Chapters 43-45 (92% in)
  • Do not think or speak of disparity between us, for there is none, except in all my many imperfections.
    Chapters 43-45 (97% in)
  • 'There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.'
    Chapters 43-45 (**% in)
  • 'There can be no disparity in marriage, like unsuitability of mind and purpose.'
    Chapters 46-48 (93% in)

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