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Friday, December 28, 2007

Definitions for multifarious

  1. Having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified.

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Citations for multifarious
She is good at constructing a long, multifarious narrative, weaving many minor stories into one, so that you are left with a sense of the fluidity and ambiguity of historical interpretation. Jason Cowley, The Observer
Men's opinions, accordingly, on what is laudable or blamable, are affected by all the multifarious causes which influence their wishes in regard to the conduct of others, and which are as numerous as those which determine their wishes on any other subject. John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
Origin of multifarious
1585-1595
Multifarious derives from Latin multifariam, "on many sides; in many places."