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Of all kinds: omnifarious knowledge.

[From Latin omnifāriam, on every side : omni-, omni- + -fāriam, adv. suff.; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

om′ni·far′i·ous·ly adv.


of many or all varieties or forms
[C17: from Late Latin omnifārius, from Latin omnis all + -farius doing, related to facere to do]
ˌomniˈfariously adv
ˌomniˈfariousness n


(ˌɒm nəˈfɛər i əs)

of all forms, varieties, or kinds.
[1645–55; < Latin omnifāriam on all sides]
om`ni•far′i•ous•ly, adv.
om`ni•far′i•ous•ness, n.
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Adj.1.omnifarious - of all varieties or forms or kinds; "omnifarious reading"
varied - characterized by variety; "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied"
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Bearing the "editorial mark of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and thus as close to an expression of early American political omnifariousness as one might find," Washington's address more importantly "still stands as a sacred text among conservative critics of empire.