Another word for different
Unlike in nature
distinct, separate, not the same, nothing like, dissimilar, unlike, in disagreement, divergent, disparate, contrasted, variant, dissonant, deviating, deviant, incongruous, varying, various, diverse, contradistinct, altered, incompatible, inconsistent, changed, modified, dissimilar, unlike, contrary, contradictory, contrasting, discordant, inharmonious, opposed, disagreeing, varied, clashing, antagonistic, unsuitable, diametric, reverse, converse, unidentical, contrastive, ranging, to be contrasted, not identical, set apart, other than, another, far from, out of line with, a far cry from, at odds.
Composed of unlike things
diverse, disparate, manifold, various, divergent, diversified, inconsistent, incongruous, indiscriminate, dissonant, heterogeneous, sundry, variegated, collected, anthologized, miscellaneous, unselected, unclassified, many, several, jarring, asymmetrical, varicolored, assorted; see also complex 1, mixed 1, various.
different, applied to things that are not alike, implies individuality three different doctors or contrast the twins wore different hats; diverse more emphatically sets apart the things referred to, suggesting a conspicuous difference diverse interests; divergent suggests a branching off in different directions with an ever-widening distance between, and stresses irreconcilability divergent schools of thought; 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; dissimilar stresses absence of similarity in appearance, properties, or nature dissimilar techniques; disparate implies essential or thoroughgoing difference, often stressing an absence of any relationship between things disparate concepts; various emphasizes the number and diversity of kinds, types, etc. various gifts