Multiplicity vs Multifarious - What's the difference?

multiplicity | multifarious |


As a noun multiplicity

is the state of being made of multiple diverse elements.

As a adjective multifarious is

having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.

multiplicity

English

Noun

(wikipedia multiplicity) (multiplicities)
  • the state of being made of multiple diverse elements
  • (mathematics) the number of values for which a given condition holds
  • a large indeterminate number
  • (software engineering, UML) The number of instances that can occur on a given end of a relationship, including 0..1, 1, 0..* or *, and 1..*.
  • See also

    * cardinality * manyness

    multifarious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.
  • * 2005 , .
  • It is divided into parts that are too small and multifarious .
  • (legal, of lawsuits) in which a party or a cause of action has been improperly or wrongfully joined together in the same suit, as in a misjoinder. This may be a result of a joinder of unrelated, distinct, and independent parties or matters.'>citation
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