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Miscellaneous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MISCELLA'NEOUS, a. [L. miscellaneus, from misceo, to mix.]
Mixed; mingled; consisting of several kinds; as a miscellaneous publication; a miscellaneous rabble.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds; "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"- I.A.Richards [syn: assorted, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundry]
2: having many aspects; "a many-sided subject"; "a multifaceted undertaking"; "multifarious interests"; "the multifarious noise of a great city"; "a miscellaneous crowd" [syn: many- sided, multifaceted, miscellaneous, multifarious]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin miscellaneus, from miscellus mixed Date: 1637 1. consisting of diverse things or members ; heterogeneous 2. a. having various traits b. dealing with or interested in diverse subjects <as a writer I was too miscellaneous George Santayana> miscellaneously adverb miscellaneousness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 of mixed composition or character. 2 (foll. by pl. noun) of various kinds. 3 (of a person) many-sided. Derivatives: miscellaneously adv. miscellaneousness n. Etymology: L miscellaneus f. miscellus mixed f. miscere mix

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Miscellaneous Mis`cel*la"ne*ous, a. [L. miscellaneus mixed, miscellaneous, fr. miscellus mixed, fr. miscere to mix. See Mix, and cf. Miscellany.] Mixed; mingled; consisting of several things; of diverse sorts; promiscuous; heterogeneous; as, a miscellaneous collection. ``A miscellaneous rabble.'' --Milton. -- Mis`cel*la"ne*ous*ly, adv. -- Mis`cel*la"ne*ous*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A miscellaneous group consists of many different kinds of things or people that are difficult to put into a particular category. ...a hoard of miscellaneous junk... ADJ: ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Diversified, various, promiscuous, mixed, mingled, heterogeneous, stromatic.

Moby Thesaurus

amalgamated, ambiguous, ambivalent, amphibious, assorted, blended, combined, complex, composite, compound, compounded, conglomerate, dappled, different, disparate, divergent, divers, diverse, diversified, eclectic, equivocal, fifty-fifty, half-and-half, heterogeneous, indiscriminate, intricate, ironic, jumbled, manifold, many, many-sided, medley, mingled, mixed, motley, multifaceted, multifarious, multiform, multinational, multiplex, multiracial, odd, patchy, pluralistic, promiscuous, scrambled, sundry, syncretic, thrown together, unsorted, varied, various, varying



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