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Synonyms for heterogeneous
ˌhɛt ər əˈdʒi ni əs, -ˈdʒin yəshet·ero·ge·neous

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. heterogeneous

    Substances quite unlike are heterogeneous as regards each other. A heterogeneous mixture is one whose constituents are not only unlike in kind, but unevenly distributed; cement is composed of substances such as lime, sand, and clay, which are heterogeneous as regards each other, but the cement is said to be homogeneous if the different constituents are evenly mixed throughout, so that any one portion of the mixture is exactly like any other. A substance may fail of being homogeneous and yet not be heterogeneous, in which case it is said to be non-homogeneous or unhomogeneous; a bar of iron that contains flaws, air-bubbles, etc., or for any other reason is not of uniform structure and density throughout, tho no foreign substance be mixed with the iron, is said to be non-homogeneous. A miscellaneous mixture may or may not be heterogeneous; if the objects are alike in kind, but different in size, form, quality, use, etc., and without special order or relation, the collection is miscellaneous; if the objects differ in kind, such a mixture is also, and more strictly, heterogeneous; a pile of unassorted lumber is miscellaneous; the contents of a school-boy's pocket are commonly miscellaneous and might usually be termed heterogeneous as well. See COMPLEX.

    confused, conglomerate, discordant, dissimilar, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed, non-homogeneous, unhomogeneous, unlike, variant, various

    alike, homogeneous, identical, like, pure, same, similar, uniform

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. heterogeneous

    strange, dissimilar, alien, discordant

    accordant, congruous, homogeneous, simalar

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heterogeneous, heterogenousadjective

    consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature

    "the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"


    self-coloured, homogenised, uniform, solid, homogenized, homogenous, homogeneous, consistent, self-colored

  2. heterogenous, heterogeneousadjective

    originating outside the body


    solid, homogenized, self-coloured, homogenous, homogeneous, self-colored, homogenised, uniform, consistent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heterogeneousadjective

    unlike, dissimilar, different

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  1. Suma Chakrabarti:

    I myself feel we have a huge task already, we have 36 countries of operation (where it invests) and they are very heterogeneous. I think we need to focus, therefore, the efforts (of staff) fully on delivering within the existing set of countries.

  2. Tommaso Aquilano:

    Now fashion has to be very eclectic, heterogeneous, we now need clothes that can be used in between autumn/winter and spring/summer.

  3. Karen Parker:

    Autism is very heterogeneous— it’s very complicated, one of the things we’re really hopeful in doing these studies is asking, ‘Can we streamline this complexity of disorders by understanding the biological substrates that may vary across kids?’.

  4. Chinese Indonesians:

    But we've seen cases of assimilation, while the Chinese embrace of Islam has also has a long history, they're heterogeneous, their motivations vary.

  5. Emory University:

    Whereas a vaccine response, you may have all individuals that got the vaccine have high antibodies and sort of wane over time. ... With infection, it's remarkably heterogeneous. You'll have lots of individuals that have very low and individuals that have very high antibody responses.

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