Impa'rity. n.s. [imparitas, impar, Latin.]
- Inequality; disproportion.
Some bodies are hard, some soft: the hardness is caused chiefly by the jejuneness of the spirits, and their imparity with the tangible parts. Bacon.
- Oddness; indivisibility into equal parts.
What verity is there in that numeral conceit, in the lateral division of man, by even and odd; and so by parity or imparity of letters in mens names, to determine misfortunes on either side of their bodies? Brown's Vulgar Errours.