Definition of Miscellaneous

1. Adjective. Consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds. "Sundry sciences commonly known as social"

Exact synonyms: Assorted, Mixed, Motley, Sundry
Similar to: Heterogeneous, Heterogenous
Derivative terms: Motley



2. Adjective. Having many aspects. "A miscellaneous crowd"
Exact synonyms: Many-sided, Multifaceted, Multifarious
Similar to: Varied
Derivative terms: Multifariousness

Definition of Miscellaneous

1. a. Mixed; mingled; consisting of several things; of diverse sorts; promiscuous; heterogeneous; as, a miscellaneous collection.

Definition of Miscellaneous

1. Adjective. Consisting of a variety of ingredients or parts. ¹

2. Adjective. Having diverse characteristics, abilities or appearances. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miscellaneous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miscellaneous

miscegenated
miscegenates
miscegenating
miscegenation
miscegenational
miscegenations
miscegenative
miscegenic
miscegenistic
miscegens
miscegeny
miscellanarian
miscellanea
miscellaneous (current term)
miscellaneously
miscellaneum
miscellanies
miscellanist
miscellanists
miscellany
miscensure
miscensured
miscensures
miscensuring
misch metal
mischan
mischance
mischanceful

Literary usage of Miscellaneous

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1. The Works of Alexander Hamilton by Alexander Hamilton (1904)
"miscellaneous PAPERS CINCINNATI ' NEW YORK, July 6, 1786. ""THE committee to whom was referred the pro- • ceedings of the Society of the Cincinnati, ..."

2. The Life of Richard Cobden by John Morley (1908)
"CHAPTER XX miscellaneous CORRESPONDENCE ON SOCIAL AND POLITICAL MOVEMENTS BEHIND the merits of a policy of economy for its own. sake, there was in the minds ..."

3. Essays of Leigh Hunt by Leigh Hunt, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1891)
"ESSAYS, miscellaneous, CRITICAL, AND AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL. DEATHS OF LITTLE CHILDREN. ["Indicator," April 5th,. "Indicator and Companion,". ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1818)
"PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE: PART I. LETTERS ON miscellaneous SUBJECTS. To GEORGE WHITEFIELD. * SHI, Philadelphia, June 6,. I received your kind letter of the 2d ..."

5. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"... miscellaneous OBSERVATIONS FOR THE USE OF THE MISTRESS OF A FAMILY. IN every rank, those deserve the greatest praise, who best acquit themselves of the ..."

6. Book-prices Current: A Record of Prices at which Books Have Been Sold at Auction (1890)
"A miscellaneous COLLECTION. (No. of Lots, 663 ; amount realised, ,£. 6d.) Ainsworth (WH) Windsor Castle, an Historical Romance, plates by George Cruikshank ..."

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