heterogeneous

Definition: Consisting of dissimilar parts or ingredients of different kinds

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume III - By John Payne
...120-134 -RRB-, in which the slightest thread of story serves as an excuse for the display of the heterogeneous " learning " -LRB- as the Arabs understood the word -RRB- of the author and for endless dissertations upon all things human and divine and sundry others ....
The Scarlet Letter - By Nathaniel Hawthorne, Joseph Hatton
...Although, by a seemingly careless arrangement of his heterogeneous garb, he had endeavored to conceal or abate the peculiarity, it was sufficiently evident to Hester Prynne, that one of this man 's shoulders rose higher than the other ....
Mansfield Park - By Jane Austen, R. Brimley Johnson
...The preacher who can touch and affect such an heterogeneous mass of hearers, on subjecu limited, and long worn threadbare in all common hands; who can say anything new or striking, anything that rouses the attention, without offending the taste, or wearing out the feelings of his hearers, is a man whom one could not in his public capacity honor enough ....
Daisy Miller - By Henry James, Harry Whitney McVickar
...looking out on eacli side of them at the comfortable animation of the sidewalks, the high-colored, heterogeneous architecture, the huge, white marble facades glittering in the strong, crude light, and bedizened with gilded lettering, the multifarious awnings, banners, and streamers, the extraordinary number of omnibuses, horse-cars, and other democratic vehicles, the venders of cooling fluids, the white trousers and big straw-hats of the policemen, the trippinggait of the modish young persons on the pavement, the general brightness, newness, juvenility, both of people and things ....
The House of Mirth - By Edith Wharton, A. B. Wenzell
...It was a small group still, with heterogeneous figures suspended in large unpeopled spaces; but Lily did not take long to learn that its regulation was no longer in Mr. Stancy 's hands ....
This Side of Paradise - By Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940, Francis Scott Fitzgerald
...He read enormously every night--Shaw, Chesterton, Barrie, Pinero, Yeats, Synge, Ernest Dowson, Arthur Symons, Keats, Suder-mann, Robert Hugh Benson, the Savoy Operas--just a heterogeneous mixture, for he suddenly discovered that he had read nothing for years ....
The Portrait of a Lady - By Henry James
...On her way back to her room she found the Countess Gemini standing in the open doorway of a little parlor in which a small collection of heterogeneous books had been arranged ....
Main Street - By Sinclair Lewis
...The town was as heterogeneous as Chicago ....
Mary Barton - By Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Mrs Gaskell
...old man considered for a minute as he lingered at the door, and then bent his steps towards Mrs. Jones 's, where he knew -LRB- from reference to queer, odd, heterogeneous memoranda, in an ancient black-leather pocket-book -RRB- that Will lodged, and where he doubted not he should hear both of him and of Mary ....
Tarzan of the Apes - By A.C. McClurg & Company, Edgar Rice Burroughs
...But Black Michael was a fit leader for this heterogeneous band of cutthroats, and, withal, held them in fair subjection to his rule ....
Wives and Daughters - By Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
...Oh, yes; here 's his letter, " said the squire, producing his black leather case, in which Roger 's missive had been placed along with the other very heterogeneous contents ....
Essays - By Ralph Waldo Emerson
...Now he is not homogeneous, but heterogeneous, and the ray does not traverse; there are no thorough lights, but the eye of the beholder is puzzled, detecting many unlike tendencies and a life not yet at one ....
The Old Wives' Tale - By Arnold Bennett
...Sophia had a certain streak of pure nobility in that exceedingly heterogeneous thing, her character ....
Romola - By George Eliot
...Paying his meditated visit there one evening at dusk, he had found that singular rag-merchant just returned from one of his rounds, emptying out his basketful of broken glass and old iron among his handsome show of heterogeneous second-hand goods ....
History of Prose Fiction - By John Colin Dunlop, Henry Wilson
...It is only as presenting a true and lively picture of the age, that romance has claims on the attention of the antiquarian or philosopher; and if its genuine remains be adulterated with a mixture of sentiments and manners of modern growth, the composition is heterogeneous and uninstructive ....