undivergent

divergent

[dih-vur-juhnt, dahy-]
adjective
1.
diverging; differing; deviating.
2.
pertaining to or causing divergence.
3.
(of a mathematical expression) having no finite limits.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Medieval Latin dīvergent- (stem of dīvergēns, present participle of dīvergere). See diverge, -ent

divergently, adverb
nondivergent, adjective
nondivergently, adverb
undivergent, adjective
undivergently, adverb
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divergent (daɪˈvɜːdʒənt)
 
adj
1.  diverging or causing divergence
2.  (of opinions, interests, etc) different
3.  maths (of a series) having no limit; not convergent
4.  botany (of plant organs) farther apart at their tops than at their bases
 
usage  The use of divergent to mean different as in they hold widely divergent views is considered by some people to be incorrect
 
di'vergently
 
adv

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divergent
1690s, from Mod.L. divergentem, prp. of divergere (see diverge).
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