Another word for difference
The quality of being different
dissimilarity, disagreement, divergence, contrast, state of being different, nonconformity, contrariety, contrariness, deviation, opposition, antithesis, inequality, diversity, unlikeness, departure, lack of identity, lack of resemblance, variance, variation, discrepancy, separation, differentiation, distinctness, separateness, heterogeneity, dissimilitude, incongruity, asymmetry; see also contrast 1, variety 1.
That which is unlike in comparable things
disparity, distinction, variance, deviation, departure, discrepancy, inconsistency, distinguishing characteristic, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, exception, digression, contrast, unconformity, aberration, irregularity, anomaly, abnormality, contradistinction, deflection, interval; see also variation 2.
what does it matter? what difference does it make? so what?*; see why.
Another word for differencenoun
The condition of being unlike or dissimilar:discrepance, discrepancy, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinction, divarication, divergence, divergency, unlikeness. See same
A marked lack of correspondence or agreement:disagreement, discrepance, discrepancy, disparity, gap, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency. See agree
The condition or fact of varying:variance, variation. See change, same
A state of disagreement and disharmony:clash, conflict, confrontation, contention, difficulty, disaccord, discord, discordance, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissidence, dissonance, faction, friction, inharmony, schism, strife, variance, war, warfare. See conflict