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Synonyms for miscellaneous
ˌmɪs əˈleɪ ni əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assorted, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundry(a)(adj)

    consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds

    "an arrangement of assorted spring flowers"; "assorted sizes"; "miscellaneous accessories"; "a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music"; "a motley crew"; "sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards

    unvarying, homogenous, homogeneous, unvaried

  2. many-sided, multifaceted, miscellaneous, multifarious(adj)

    having many aspects

    "a many-sided subject"; "a multifaceted undertaking"; "multifarious interests"; "the multifarious noise of a great city"; "a miscellaneous crowd"

    mixed, multilateral, motley, multifaceted, many-sided, multifarious, assorted, sundry(a)

    unvaried, unvarying, homogenous, homogeneous


  1. miscellaneous(adjective)

    various, sundry

  2. miscellaneous(adjective)

    Consisting of a variety of ingredients or parts.

    various, sundry

  3. miscellaneous(adjective)

    Having diverse characteristics, abilities or appearances.

    sundry, various

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. miscellaneous

    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, heterogeneous, mingled, mixed, non-homogeneous, unhomogeneous, unlike, variant, various

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

Editors Contribution

  1. diverse

    with the word miscellaneous, you have to be aware of it being a noun in a sentence or adjective, especially with the synonyms. always be sure to check if the synonym(s) make(s) sense before continuing.

    our society today is quite culturally diverse.

    Submitted by MagicalMissM on September 23, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. miscellaneous(a.)

    diversified, various, promiscuous, mixed, mingled, of various kinds

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. miscellaneous(a)

    mixed, diversified, promiscuous, heterogeneous, diverse, multifarious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "miscellaneous":

    various, accessories, diverse, variety, miscellaneo, ancillary, several, sundry, different, incidental, varied, accessory, diversified, fittings, varying, props

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How to use miscellaneous in a sentence?

  1. George Santayana:

    A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.

  2. Farnsworth Crowder:

    In the South of California has gathered the larges and most miscellaneous assortment of Messiahs, Sorcerers, Saints and Seers known to the history of aberrations.

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