divergent
[ dih-vur-juhnt ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Mid 17th century; from the medieval Latin divergere, from the Latin dis- "in two ways" + vergere "to turn or incline"
Synonyms
adjective
atypicalconflictingcontradictorycontrary
Antonyms
adjective
agreeingalikeconformingcorrespondent
Definition
adjectivediverging; differing; deviating
Examples
adjectiveA) She felt like she was the only divergent individual on a team of people who seemed to have the same opinions. B) He did not like being in environments where he felt divergent; he would rather fit in.
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