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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"
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The quality of being made of many different elements, forms, kinds, or individuals:
Biology: polymorphism.
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[Freud's] increasing stress on moving from a chronological, 'time'-dependent notion of 'stages' of development to a theory of imbrications, parallels, simultaneity, and diachronology; [...] Freud's later works [...] posit a fluidity, a multifariousness, a complex 'time' of space, not a simple 'time' of place, an awareness verbally expressed, that every moment is a historical one--a summation of a person's life.
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The show captured the impossibility of capturing the essence of those years in that place, given the multifariousness of the activities and artistic practices that flowered there.
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1 gives a few examples of universals in order to demonstrate their multifariousness with regard to their content and specificity.
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