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Definition 1: consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where miscellaneous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an arrangement of assorted spring flowers
  • assorted sizes
  • miscellaneous accessories
  • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
  • a motley crew
  • sundry sciences commonly known as social

Synonyms for miscellaneous in the sense of this definition

(miscellaneous is similar to ...) consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature

"the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"

Definition 2: having many aspects or qualities - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where miscellaneous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a many-sided subject
  • a multifaceted undertaking
  • multifarious interests
  • the multifarious noise of a great city
  • a miscellaneous crowd

Synonyms for miscellaneous in the sense of this definition

(miscellaneous is similar to ...) characterized by variety

"immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions" "his work is interesting and varied"

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