Another word for difference
difference dissimilarity unlikeness divergence variation distinction discrepancySearch Thesaurus
These nouns refer to a lack of correspondence or agreement. Difference is the most general: differences in color and size; a difference of opinion. Dissimilarity is difference between things otherwise alike or comparable: a dissimilarity between the twins' personalities. Unlikeness usually implies greater and more obvious difference: unlikeness among their teaching styles. Divergence suggests an increasing difference: points of divergence between British and American English. Variation occurs between things of the same class or species; often it refers to modification of something original, prescribed, or typical: variations in temperature; a variation in shape. Distinction often means a difference in detail determinable only by close inspection: the distinction between “good” and “excellent.” A discrepancy is a difference between things that should correspond or match: a discrepancy between his words and his actions.
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