many-sided

[men-ee-sahy-did]
adjective
1.
having many sides.
2.
having many aspects: a many-sided question.
3.
having many interests, qualities, accomplishments, etc.; versatile: The typical person of the Renaissance was many-sided.

Origin:
1650–60

many-sidedness, noun
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many-sided
 
adj
having many sides, aspects, etc: a many-sided personality
 
many-'sidedness
 
n

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Example sentences
Presidents struggle to get laws through a many-sided legislature.
Ingenious as it is, this many-sided presentation cannot go on pleasing everyone
  for ever.
Something more can be done by the resolute effort for a many-sided higher life.
He was more dismissive when matters became many-sided or unclear.
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