diverse

[ dih-vurs, dahy-, dahy-vurs ]SEE DEFINITION OF diverse

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIVERSE

As in all his sentiments, as in all his sensations, there were mingled in it diverse elements.

Please tell me, just to see, the diverse ways they could be put.

Let us assume, then, that there are many and diverse pleasures, and many and different sciences.

Now these spirits or intermediate powers are many and diverse, and one of them is Love.'

There were present men from many lands and of many nations, and their languages were diverse.

And as the causes be diverse, the tokens and signs be diverse.

In outward appearance the youths were as different as their characters were diverse.

The diverse opinions were there, and were uttered with entire unreserve.

Now, throughout the castle there were many and diverse noises.

Said Biorn: "Needs must he who fareth far fall in with diverse hap."

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, spelling variant of divers (q.v.), perhaps by analogy with converse, traverse, etc. In some cases directly from Latin diversus, and since c.1700 restricted to the meaning "different in character or quality." Related: Diversely.

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