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1. miscellaneous

adjective. ['ˌmɪsəˈleɪniːəs'] consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds.

Synonyms

  • mixed
  • heterogeneous
  • motley
  • heterogenous
  • assorted

Antonyms

  • segregated
  • undiversified
  • same
  • autogenous

Etymology

  • miscellaneus (Latin)
  • miscellus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Miscellaneous

  • contemporaneous
  • simultaneous
  • percutaneous
  • spontaneous
  • extraneous

How do you spell miscellaneous? Is it miscellanous ?

A common misspelling of miscellaneous is miscellanous

Example sentences of the word miscellaneous


1. Adjective
Often, a small amount of cash was taken to cover a miscellaneous expense but was not recorded anywhere.

Quotes containing the word miscellaneous


1. We’re never gonna understand women. They’re way too complex. You’ve got too many variables to consider. PMS, bad hair days, miscellaneous mood swings . . . there’s no way to tell what’s causing their attitude. - Mike
- Susane Colasanti, When It Happens

2. Second-hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack. Besides, in this random miscellaneous company we may rub against some complete stranger who will, with luck, turn into the best friend we have in the world.
- Virginia Woolf, Street haunting

2. miscellaneous

adjective. ['ˌmɪsəˈleɪniːəs'] having many aspects.

Synonyms

  • varied
  • multifarious
  • many-sided

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • discolor
  • unmodified
  • unchanged

Etymology

  • miscellaneus (Latin)
  • miscellus (Latin)
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