HyperDic: heterogeneous

English > 2 senses of the word heterogeneous:
ADJECTIVEallheterogeneous, heterogenousconsisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature
allheterogeneous, heterogenousoriginating outside the body
heterogeneous > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > heterogeneous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningConsisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature.
Example"the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"
Narrowerassorted, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundryconsisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
disparateIncluding markedly dissimilar / dissimilar elements
inhomogeneous, nonuniformnot homogeneous
See alsodifferentUnlike in nature or quality or form or degree
diversifiedHaving variety of character or form or components
variedCharacterized by variety
Oppositehomogeneous, homogenousAll of the same or similar / similar kind or nature
Spanishdiverso, heterogéneo
Nounsheterogeneity, heterogeneousnessthe quality of being diverse and not comparable / comparable in kind
English > heterogeneous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningoriginating outside the body.
Oppositeautogenous, autogenicoriginating within the body

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