noun, plural multiplicities.
a large number or variety: a multiplicity of errors.
the state of being multiplex or manifold; manifold variety.

1580–90; < Late Latin multiplicitās, equivalent to multiplic- (stem of multiplex) multiplex + -itās -ity Unabridged
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multiplicity (ˌmʌltɪˈplɪsɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  a large number or great variety
2.  the state of being multiple
3.  physics
 a.  the number of levels into which the energy of an atom, molecule, or nucleus splits as a result of coupling between orbital angular momentum and spin angular momentum
 b.  the number of elementary particles in a multiplet

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Word Origin & History

1580s, from L.L. multiplicitas, from L. multiplex (see multiple). Related: Multiplicitous.
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Example sentences
The real answer to this is as complex as the multiplicity and variety of belief
  structures that one can find out there.
The magnitude and multiplicity of miseries in that plagued continent are not
  subject to any wholesale fix.
Well, the implicit multiplicity of species arises from that same evolution
  you've already accepted.
It's a future where everyone can have a voice and a multiplicity of point of
  views will be shared.
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