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heterogeneous

het·er·o·ge·ne·ous

heterogeneous

 
 
pronunciation:
he t ro ji ni s [or] he t ro jin ys
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made up of parts or members that differ from each other; dissimilar. (Cf. homogeneous.)
The dogs at the shelter form a pretty heterogeneous group ranging from boxers to bulldogs to chihuahuas.
antonyms:
homogeneous
similar words:
miscellaneous
definition 2: different in nature; not belonging together; incongruous.
antonyms:
homogeneous
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derivations: heterogeneously (adv.), heterogeneousness (n.)
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