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Related to multifariousness: inconsideration


Having great variety; diverse.

[From Latin multifāriam, in many places : multi-, multi- + -fāriam, adv. suff.; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

mul′ti·far′i·ous·ly adv.
mul′ti·far′i·ous·ness n.
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Noun1.multifariousness - noticeable heterogeneitymultifariousness - noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
heterogeneity, heterogeneousness - the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind
biodiversity - the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole); "a high level of biodiversity is desirable"


The quality of being made of many different elements, forms, kinds, or individuals:
Biology: polymorphism.
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One report after another, in true multifariousness, has been persuasively arguing that we are teetering on a cliff before climatic catastrophes send us over.
By elaborating the concept of corporate norm-consumership, I have taken into account the multifariousness of corporate voluntary norm compliance and offered a framework to distinguish non-consumers, incomplete norm-consumers and all-embracing norm-consumers.
As Justice Scalia put it, "[t]he discretionary nature of the doctrine, combined with the multifariousness of the factors relevant to its application .
Such multifariousness is a necessary aspect of the relationship between grand strategy and the control of power.
A History of Color" panegyrizes life's hybridity and multifariousness, a vibrance that helps humans withstand death, which the poem regards as a monistic state.
His topics include framing the concept of mysticism, the glory of the kingdom restored, where the kingdom is in the gospels, who it is for, metanoia as transformation, the multifariousness of psyche, the words from the cross as a scene of serenity, and rendering ekstasis in the New Testament.
His hypothesis is significant, not so much because it reiterates the intrinsic polyphony and multifariousness of modern literature, but because it places ambiguity as the locus of a poetic threshold which is not meant to be trespassed upon.
I had no overarching thesis to promote, not even a hunch that I would find a common thread amidst all this beautiful multifariousness.
Considering the multifariousness and pervasiveness of the mass media and the virtually limitless number of instances therein that could deplete African-centered consciousness, the author feels it is necessary to present the criteria in its most fundamental form or bare essence using African-centered psycho-cultural constructs and perspectives.
When formulating future mentoring programmes it would be important to know what factors are important to the eventual outcome of these interventions, and it is probably these variables that account for the multifariousness of findings in research.
Even the relatively somber sequence titled "Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Why Jerusalem," shows the poet affirming the sanctity and resilience of the city's diverse inhabitants, finding a paradoxical response to the forces of death and destruction that Jerusalem's precious multifariousness also engenders:
Spinoza, Kant, Schmitt, Benjamin, and Rawls inform diverse arguments as well, and as touchstones can be useful guideposts in the midst of multifariousness.