Pronunciation of Heterogeneous
/hɛtɹˈə͡ʊd͡ʒənˌi͡əs/, /hɛtɹˈəʊdʒənˌiəs/, /h_ɛ_t_ɹ_ˈəʊ_dʒ_ə_n_ˌiə_s/
Synonyms for heterogeneous:
Other synonyms and related words:
complex, magpie, abstruse, raggle-taggle, motley, variant, manifold, confused, graded, entangled, indiscriminate, disorderly, sundry, promiscuous, intricate, complicated, jumbled, involved, kitchen sink, obscure, divers, together, diversified, composite, plural, inhomogeneous, complementary, balanced, odd, combined, hybrid, piebald, organic, polymorphic, unlikely, polymorphous, tangled, conglomerate, foreign, mixed, heterogenous, multiple, multiform, compound, eclectic, variegated, cohesive, assorted, miscellaneous, integrated.
assorted, miscellaneous (adjective)
discordant, different, variant, disparate, diversified, multifarious, divergent, diverse, odd, dissimilar, contrary, jumbled, unlike, variegated, motley, composite, conglomerate, varied, mixed, confused.
contrasting, contrary, different, dissimilar, diverse, unmatched, various, contradictory, asymmetric, varied, divergent, unalike, mismatched, conflicting, abnormal, distinct, unequal, nonuniform, varying, differing, unlike, discordant, disparate.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for heterogeneous:
- The house stood in the middle of an unfinished garden, which promised ultimately to be as heterogeneous as itself, but which at present was merely an expanse of sorely wounded earth. - "The Lion's Share", E. Arnold Bennett.
- Thus it was that from this heterogeneous army, Imperial, East African, Indian and South African, he has had a loyalty most splendid all the time. - "Sketches of the East Africa Campaign", Robert Valentine Dolbey.
- Of the same kind or quality throughout; uniform in nature,- the reverse of heterogeneous. - "A Practical Physiology", Albert F. Blaisdell.