When there's diversity, there's variety. Often, this word is used for diversity of race, class, or gender.

To have diversity, you need a mix of whatever you're talking about. If you like science fiction, romantic comedies, cartoons, and action movies, then you like a diversity of types of films. If you like nothing but kung fu films, then you don't like a diversity of films. No matter what kind of diversity you're talking about, there needs to be a real mix, kind of like a huge box of Crayolas.

Definitions of diversity

n noticeable heterogeneity

“a diversity of possibilities”
diverseness, multifariousness, variety
the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
Type of:
heterogeneity, heterogeneousness
the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind

n the condition or result of being changeable

Type of:
condition, status
a state at a particular time

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