Multifaceted vs Colorful - What's the difference?

multifaceted | colorful |

As adjectives the difference between multifaceted and colorful

is that multifaceted is having multiple facets while colorful is possessing]] prominent and varied [[colour|colors.




(en adjective)
  • Having multiple facets.
  • The diamond had a multifaceted cut.
  • Having many aspects; nuanced or diverse.
  • Joanne was a multifaceted individual; she knew how to bargain both with Wall Street brokers and push-cart vendors.



    Alternative forms

    * colourful (Commonwealth English)


  • Possessing]] prominent and varied [[colour, colors.
  • * 1895 , The Annual of the British School at Athens
  • It was a colourful vase with red and white hoops on the lid, and red bands above and below the main frieze. These bands also carry a metope pattern in white of triple lines and blobs, which can just be distinguished on the photographs.
  • Interesting, multifaceted, energetic, distinctive.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1895, author=H. Walter Staner and Henry Sturmey, title=The Autocar,
  • passage=One of the most colourful' people in motor racing, he writes in a ' colourful manner.}}
  • (euphemistic) Profane, obscene, offensive (usually in the phrase colourful language ).
  • * 2002 ,
  • Hussain celebrated reaching his ton with a gesture towards the media centre, pointing to the number three on the back of his shirt and offering some colourful language.