omnivorousness


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om·niv·o·rous

 (ŏm-nĭv′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Eating food of any kind, including animals and plants.
2. Taking in everything available, as with the mind: an omnivorous reader.

[From Latin omnivorus : omni-, omni- + -vorus, -vorous.]

om·niv′o·rous·ly adv.
om·niv′o·rous·ness n.
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omnivorousness

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The quality or condition of being voracious:
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Peterson (1992) and Peterson and Kern (1996) used the term "cultural omnivorousness" to describe the way in which the highest social classes embraced the activities characteristic of the lower social classes.
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