Antonyms for multiplicity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : muhl-tuh-plis-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˌmʌl təˈplɪs ɪ ti

Definition of multiplicity

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Middle French multiplicité, from Late Latin multiplicitas "manifoldness, multiplicity," from Latin multiplic- (see multiple). Related: Multiplicitous.
  • noun heap
  • noun variety
Example sentences :
  • This multiplicity afforded them a wonderful spectacle, but that was about all.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • Here we find no infinitesimal subdivision and no multiplicity of crops.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • But it was the multiplicity of laws that befuddled White Fang and often brought him into disgrace.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • I go out, and am occupied all day with a multiplicity of engagements.
  • Extract from : « The Ministry of Intercession » by Andrew Murray
  • The refinement and the multiplicity of pleasures also diminish the attractions of marriage.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • But the count, with a multiplicity of nods, bade him accept.
  • Extract from : « Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille » by Emile Zola
  • And a multiplicity of questions presented themselves to him.
  • Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola
  • He takes only his own out of the multiplicity that sweeps and circles round him.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • What a Multiplicity of Trades and Artificers must be employ'd?
  • Extract from : « A Letter to Dion » by Bernard Mandeville
  • Are we perhaps distressed at this multiplicity of worlds and souls?
  • Extract from : « The Prodigal Returns » by Lilian Staveley

Synonyms for multiplicity

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