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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
2. Comparative Quantity

28. [Difference of Quantity or Degree.] Inequality.

   NOUN:INEQUALITY, inequalness [rare]; disparity, imparity [rare]; odds; difference [See Difference]; unevenness; inclination of the balance, partiality; shortcoming; casting weight, makeweight; superiority [See Superiority]; inferiority [See Inferiority]; inequation, inadequation [archaic], inadequacy.
   VERB:BE UNEQUAL &c. adj.; countervail; have the advantage, give the advantage; turn the scale; kick the beam; topple, topple over; overmatch [See Superiority]; not come up to [See Inferiority].
   ADJECTIVE:UNEQUAL, inequal [rare], uneven, disparate, partial, inadequate; overbalanced, unbalanced; top-heavy, lopsided; disquiparant; unequaled, unparalleled, fellowless [rare], unmatched [rare], unrivaled, unique, unapproached, matchless, inimitable, transcendent, peerless, nonpareil, unexampled, unpatterned [rare], unpeered [rare].
   QUOTATION:Haud passibus æquis.—Vergil