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Not the same; separate; individual
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  1. Not the same; separate; individual
  2. Easily perceived by the senses:
  3. Readily distinguishable from all others; discrete:
Unequal.
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  1. Unequal.
  2. Not like; dissimilar; diverse; having no resemblance.
  3. Having little or no resemblance; not alike; different; dissimilar
Not similar or alike; different
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  1. Not similar or alike; different
(Chemistry) Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.
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  1. (Chemistry) Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.
  2. Impossible to be held simultaneously by one person:
  3. Of two things: impossible to coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing.
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  1. (Music) Not in harmony; discordant
  2. Lacking accord or agreement
  3. Not harmonious; discordant, in conflict, etc.
Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed.
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  1. Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed.
  2. Acting in opposition; opposing.
Being more than one; several:
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  1. Being more than one; several:
  2. Unlike; different:
  3. Several or many
Xenogeneic.
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  1. Xenogeneic.
  2. Differing or opposite in structure, quality, etc.; dissimilar; incongruous; foreign
  3. Composed of unrelated or unlike elements or parts; varied; miscellaneous
Of or for one only; not shared or held in common
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  1. Of or for one only; not shared or held in common
  2. Not associated or connected with others; having existence as an entity; distinct; individual
  3. Dissimilar from all others; distinct or individual:
Drawing apart from a common point; diverging.
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  1. Drawing apart from a common point; diverging.
  2. Varying from one another or from a norm; deviating; different
  3. Differing from another:
Containing or composed of dissimilar or opposing elements:
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  1. Containing or composed of dissimilar or opposing elements:
  2. Essentially not alike; distinct or different in kind; unequal
Displaying or marked by contrast; contrasty.
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  1. Displaying or marked by contrast; contrasty.
  2. Set in contrast (of two or more things).
Having or exhibiting variation; varying:
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  1. Having or exhibiting variation; varying:
  2. Differing from others of the same kind or from a standard:
  3. Varying; different; esp., different in some way from others of the same kind or class, or from some standard or type
Characterized by or constituting a dissonance; discordant
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  1. Characterized by or constituting a dissonance; discordant
  2. Of or pertaining to dissonance.
  3. (Music) Constituting or producing a dissonance.
Differing from a norm or from the accepted standards of a society.
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  1. Differing from a norm or from the accepted standards of a society.
  2. Of or pertaining to a deviation; characterized by deviation from an expectation or a social standard.
  3. Deviating, esp. from what is considered normal in a group or for a society
Not in keeping with what is correct, proper, or logical; inappropriate:
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  1. Not in keeping with what is correct, proper, or logical; inappropriate:
  2. Having inconsistent or inharmonious parts, elements, etc.
  3. Not in agreement, as with principles; inconsistent:
Of diverse kinds:
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  1. Of diverse kinds:
  2. Individual; distinct
  3. Differing one from another; of several kinds
Relating to or containing people from different ethnicities and social backgrounds:
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  1. Relating to or containing people from different ethnicities and social backgrounds:
  2. Made up of distinct characteristics, qualities, or elements:
  3. Differing one from another:
Distinguished by opposite qualities.
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  1. Distinguished by opposite qualities.
Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency, especially:
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  1. Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency, especially:
  2. Lacking in correct logical relation; contradictory:
  3. (Mathematics) Not solvable for the unknowns by the same set of values. Used of two or more equations or inequalities.
(Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
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  1. (Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
  2. Opposed, as in character or purpose:
  3. Opposite in nature, order, direction, etc.; altogether different
Inclined to contradict or deny
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  1. Inclined to contradict or deny
  2. Involving, of the nature of, or being a contradiction:
  3. Given to contradicting:
Set in opposition to, showing the differences between.
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  1. Set in opposition to, showing the differences between.
Disagreeable in sound; harsh or dissonant.
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  1. Disagreeable in sound; harsh or dissonant.
  2. Not in harmony or accord
  3. (Geology) of a differing type of rock cutting across a formation
Having been changed or modified
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  1. Having been changed or modified
  2. Of different kinds; various
  3. Having or consisting of various kinds or forms; diverse:
Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.
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  1. Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.
  2. Showing antagonism; acting in opposition
Not appropriate:
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Of or relating to a diameter; diametral
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Causing movement backward or in the opposite direction
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  1. Causing movement backward or in the opposite direction
  2. Turned backward; opposite or contrary, as in position, direction, order, etc.
  3. Turned backward in position, direction, or order:
Reversed in position, order, action, etc.; opposite; contrary; turned about
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  1. Reversed in position, order, action, etc.; opposite; contrary; turned about
Pertaining to the study of structural contrasts:
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  1. Pertaining to the study of structural contrasts:
  2. Containing or forming a contrast; contrasting.
  3. (Linguistics) Capable of distinguishing meaning; being in opposition:
A different; not the same
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  1. A different; not the same
  2. Distinctly different from the first:
  3. One more; an additional:
Differing one from another:
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  1. Differing one from another:
  2. Varied; diversified
  3. Different; dissimilar
Containing or composed of dissimilar or opposing elements:
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  1. Containing or composed of dissimilar or opposing elements:
  2. Essentially not alike; distinct or different in kind; unequal
Being such for a variety of reasons:
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  1. Being such for a variety of reasons:
  2. Comprising, consisting of, or operating several units or parts of one kind
  3. Being such in many and various ways or for many reasons
Not always holding to the same principles or practice; changeable
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  1. Not always holding to the same principles or practice; changeable
  2. Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency, especially:
  3. (Mathematics) Not solvable for the unknowns by the same set of values. Used of two or more equations or inequalities.
Not in keeping with what is correct, proper, or logical; inappropriate:
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  1. Not in keeping with what is correct, proper, or logical; inappropriate:
  2. Having inconsistent or inharmonious parts, elements, etc.
  3. Not in agreement, as with principles; inconsistent:
Not based on careful selection or a discerning taste; confused, random, or promiscuous
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  1. Not based on careful selection or a discerning taste; confused, random, or promiscuous
  2. Not making or based on careful distinctions; unselective:
  3. Random; haphazard:
Harsh and inharmonious in sound; discordant.
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  1. Harsh and inharmonious in sound; discordant.
  2. (Music) Constituting or producing a dissonance.
  3. Of or pertaining to dissonance.
Various; miscellaneous:
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  1. Various; miscellaneous:
Marked with different colors in spots, streaks, etc.; parti-colored
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  1. Marked with different colors in spots, streaks, etc.; parti-colored
  2. Distinguished or characterized by variety; diversified:
Cool‐headed, emotionally stable, in focus.
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  1. Cool‐headed, emotionally stable, in focus.
  2. Gathered together; assembled
  3. Brought or placed together from various sources:
Having a variety of characteristics or aspects:
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  1. Having a variety of characteristics or aspects:
  2. Consisting of various kinds; varied:
  3. Having various qualities, abilities, etc.; many-sided
Not under security classification; not secret or restricted
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  1. Not under security classification; not secret or restricted
  2. Of, relating to, or being official matter not requiring the application of security safeguards:
  3. Not placed or included in a class or category:
Relatively numerous (preceded by as, too, etc.)
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  1. Relatively numerous (preceded by as, too, etc.)
  2. Consisting of some large, indefinite number (of persons or things); numerous
  3. Amounting to or consisting of a large indefinite number:
That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.
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  1. That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.
  1. Not symmetrical.
  2. (Of a question) Presenting a false dilemma, or a choice between two things which are not opposites.
  1. Having a variety of colors; variegated or motley.
  2. Of several or many colors
Matched
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  1. Matched
  2. Sorted into groups according to kind
  3. Consisting of a number of different kinds:
Not adhering to convention; out of the ordinary.
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  1. Not adhering to convention; out of the ordinary.
  2. Out of the ordinary
  3. Not conventional; not conforming to customary, formal, or accepted practices, standards, rules, etc.
Making distinct; distinguishing from others; characteristic
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  1. Making distinct; distinguishing from others; characteristic
  2. Distinguished or attractive:
  3. Serving to identify; distinguishing or characteristic:
Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
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  1. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
  2. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
  3. Queer; peculiar; odd
Unusual, unconventional, not ordinary.
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  1. Unusual, unconventional, not ordinary.
  2. (Jazz) With a strong, or primary, accent placed on beats that usually receive a weak, or secondary, accent
  3. (Informal) Not conforming to the usual pattern or trend; unconventional, unusual, strange, etc.
Containing or composed of dissimilar or opposing elements:
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  1. Containing or composed of dissimilar or opposing elements:
  2. Essentially not alike; distinct or different in kind; unequal
(Mathematics) Failing to approach a limit; not convergent.
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  1. (Mathematics) Failing to approach a limit; not convergent.
  2. Drawing apart from a common point; diverging.
  3. Varying from one another or from a norm; deviating; different
Made up of distinct characteristics, qualities, or elements:
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  1. Made up of distinct characteristics, qualities, or elements:
  2. Varied; diversified
  3. Different; dissimilar
Not like; dissimilar; diverse; having no resemblance.
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  1. Not like; dissimilar; diverse; having no resemblance.
  2. Unequal.
  3. Not alike; different:
Having or exhibiting variation; varying:
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  1. Having or exhibiting variation; varying:
  2. Differing from others of the same kind or from a standard:
  3. Varying; different; esp., different in some way from others of the same kind or class, or from some standard or type
Several or many
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  1. Several or many
  2. Of diverse kinds:
  3. Unlike; different:
Recently made, produced, or harvested; not stale or spoiled:
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  1. Recently made, produced, or harvested; not stale or spoiled:
  2. Original, spontaneous, and stimulating
  3. New to one's experience; not encountered before:
Forward looking; ahead of current thinking
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  1. Forward looking; ahead of current thinking
  2. Marked by innovation or given to making innovations.
  3. Characterized by the creation of new ideas or things
  1. Creative, or skilful at inventing.
  2. Of, relating to, or characterized by invention.
  3. Skilled in inventing; creative
Designating the more or most recent of two or more things of the same class, though both may be old
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  1. Designating the more or most recent of two or more things of the same class, though both may be old
  2. In place names, a prefix added to the name of a newly established place, intended to convey that the newly established place will share some characteristic of an older place for which the new place is named.
  3. Not previously experienced or encountered; novel or unfamiliar:
Fond of novelty.
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  1. Fond of novelty.
  2. (Usually derogatory or humorous) Contemptibly modern, unfamiliar, or different.
  3. New and often needlessly novel.
New and unusual; esp., being the first of its kind
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  1. New and unusual; esp., being the first of its kind
Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
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  1. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
  2. Preceding all others in time; first:
  3. Never having occurred or existed before; fresh; new; novel
Not being acquainted; not conversant:
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  1. Not being acquainted; not conversant:
  2. Not within one's knowledge; strange:
  3. Not familiar or well-known; strange
Having no precedent or parallel; unheard-of; novel
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  1. Having no precedent or parallel; unheard-of; novel
  2. Never before seen or done, without precedent.
  3. Having no previous example:
(Mathematics) Failing to approach a limit; not convergent.
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  1. (Mathematics) Failing to approach a limit; not convergent.
  2. Drawing apart from a common point; diverging.
  3. Varying from one another or from a norm; deviating; different
More than one but fewer than many (said of persons, places, or things); separate or distinct, but not requisitely independent (said of liability); various or differing (said of things). See also joint and several liability. More than one but fewer than many (said of persons, places, or things); separate or distinct, but not requisitely independent (said of liability); various or differing (said of things). See also joint and several liability.
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  1. More than one but fewer than many (said of persons, places, or things); separate or distinct, but not requisitely independent (said of liability); various or differing (said of things). See also joint and several liability. More than one but fewer than many (said of persons, places, or things); separate or distinct, but not requisitely independent (said of liability); various or differing (said of things). See also joint and several liability.
  2. Respectively different; various:
  3. (Chiefly Dial.) Quite a few; many

Synonym Study

  • Various emphasizes the number and diversity of kinds, types, etc. various gifts
  • Disparate implies essential or thoroughgoing difference, often stressing an absence of any relationship between things disparate concepts
  • Dissimilar stresses absence of similarity in appearance, properties, or nature dissimilar techniques
  • Distinct , as applied to two or more things, stresses that each has a different identity and is unmistakably separate from the others, whether or not they are similar in kind, class, etc. charged with two distinct offenses
  • Divergent suggests a branching off in different directions with an ever-widening distance between, and stresses irreconcilability divergent schools of thought
  • Diverse more emphatically sets apart the things referred to, suggesting a conspicuous difference diverse interests
  • Different , applied to things that are not alike, implies individuality three different doctors or contrast the twins wore different hats
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