multifarious

multifarious
mul·ti·far·i·ous /ˌməl-ti-'far-ē-əs/ adj: having or occurring in great variety: diverse; also: uniting usu. in an improper way distinct and independent matters, subjects, or causes
point one is multifarious, and we must break it down for analysis: a) the alleged reformation of the decree; and b) the order that appellant paySpradley v. Hutchison, 787 S.W.2d 214 (1990) compare misjoinder
mul·ti·far·i·ous·ness n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

multifarious
I adjective different, disparate, dissimilar, diverse, diversified, heterogeneous, irregular, manifold, many, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, multiform, multigenerous, multiplex, nonuniform, numerous, varied, variegated, various, varius II index composite, compound, diverse, manifold, miscellaneous, multifold, multiple

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


multifarious
adj.
Of various types; having multiple parts.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


multifarious
adj. Referring or relating to the improper joinder of unrelated causes or parties in a lawsuit.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

multifarious
adj., adv. reference to a lawsuit in which either party or various causes of action (claims based on different legal theories) are improperly joined together in the same suit. This is more commonly called misjoinder.
   See also: misjoinder

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Multifarious — Mul ti*fa ri*ous, a. [L. multifarius; multus much, many. Cf. {Bifarious}.] 1. Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold. [1913 Webster] There is a multifarious …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • multifarious — (adj.) 1590s, from L. multifarius manifold, from multifariam (adv.) on many sides; in many places or parts, perhaps originally that which can be expressed in many ways, from multi many (see MULTI (Cf. multi )) + fariam, adverbial suffix (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • multifarious — divers, numerous, various, *many, several, sundry Analogous words: disparate, diverse, divergent, *different: incongruous, incompatible, uncongenial, discrepant, discordant, *inconsonant, inconsistent …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • multifarious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having great variety and diversity; many and varied. ORIGIN Latin multifarius …   English terms dictionary

  • multifarious — [mul΄tə far′ē əs, mul′təfer′ē əs] adj. [L multifarius, manifold < multi ,MULTI + farius, as in bifarius: see BIFARIOUS] having many kinds of parts or elements; of great variety; diverse; manifold multifariously adv. multifariousness n …   English World dictionary

  • multifarious — [[t]mʌ̱ltɪfe͟əriəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe things as multifarious, you mean that they are many in number and of many different kinds. [LITERARY] Spain is a composite of multifarious traditions and people... The reasons for closure are… …   English dictionary

  • multifarious — multiple / multifarious [adj] diversified, miscellaneous assorted, collective, conglomerate, different, diverse, diversiform, heterogeneous, indiscriminate, legion, manifold, many, mixed, motley, multiform, multiplex, multitudinal, multitudinous …   New thesaurus

  • multifarious — multifariously, adv. multifariousness, n. /mul teuh fair ee euhs/, adj. 1. having many different parts, elements, forms, etc. 2. numerous and varied; greatly diverse or manifold: multifarious activities. [1585 95; < LL multifarius many sided,… …   Universalium

  • multifarious — adjective /ˈmʌl.tɪˌfeə(ɹ).ɪi.ʌs,ˈmʌl.tɪiˌfeə(ɹ).ɪi.ʌs/ Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold. It is divided into parts that are too small and multifarious …   Wiktionary

  • multifarious — mul|ti|far|i|ous [ˌmʌltıˈfeəriəs US ˈfer ] adj formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: multifarius] of many different kinds ▪ multifarious business activities …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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