multifarious

A person or thing with many sides or different qualities is multifarious. The Internet has multifarious uses, museums are known for their multifarious art collections, and Hindu gods are associated with multifarious incarnations.

You can use the adjective multifarious to describe anything that has a lot of sides or aspects, and the 16th-century roots of the word come from multi-, or "many," parts or expressions. Comic actors who can morph their faces into a 1000 different looks are multifarious, and parents who can run businesses, coach soccer leagues, and tell good stories are pretty multifarious too.

Definitions of multifarious
  1. adjective
    having many aspects
    multifarious interests”
    “the multifarious noise of a great city”
    synonyms: many-sided, miscellaneous, multifaceted
    varied
    characterized by variety
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