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Wordnet 3.0


1. having many aspects;
- Example: "a many-sided subject"
- Example: "a multifaceted undertaking"
- Example: "multifarious interests"
- Example: "the multifarious noise of a great city"
- Example: "a miscellaneous crowd"
[syn: many-sided, multifaceted, miscellaneous, multifarious]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Multifarious \Mul`ti*fa"ri*ous\, a. [L. multifarius; multus much, many. Cf. Bifarious.] 1. Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold. [1913 Webster] There is a multifarious artifice in the structure of the meanest animal. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Having parts, as leaves, arranged in many vertical rows. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

multifarious adj 1: having many aspects; "a many-sided subject"; "a multifaceted undertaking"; "multifarious interests"; "the multifarious noise of a great city"; "a miscellaneous crowd" [syn: many-sided, multifaceted, miscellaneous, multifarious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

134 Moby Thesaurus words for "multifarious": Byzantine, allotropic, assorted, at odds, at variance, balled up, billion, complex, complicated, confounded, confused, conglomerate, considerable, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, convoluted, crabbed, daedal, departing, deviating, deviative, devious, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, distinguished, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, diversiform, elaborate, embrangled, entangled, ever so many, fouled up, full many, heaped-up, heterogeneous, heteromorphic, heteromorphous, implicated, in disagreement, inaccordant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, indiscriminate, inharmonious, intricate, involuted, involved, irreconcilable, jillion, knotted, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, legion, loused up, manifold, many, many-faceted, matted, mazy, meandering, messed up, metamorphic, metamorphotic, million, mixed, mixed up, motley, mucked up, multifold, multiform, multiphase, multiple, multiplex, multitudinal, multitudinous, myriad, no few, not a few, numerous, perplexed, poles apart, poles asunder, polymorphic, polymorphous, populous, promiscuous, protean, proteiform, quite some, ramified, roundabout, screwed up, separate, separated, several, snarled, subtle, sundry, tangled, tangly, thousand, twisted, unconformable, unequal, unlike, variant, varied, variegated, various, varying, very many, voluminous, widely apart, worlds apart, zillion