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varied

[vair-eed]
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adjective
  1. characterized by or exhibiting variety; various; diverse; diversified: varied backgrounds.
  2. changed; altered: a varied estimate.
  3. having several different colors; variegated.

Origin of varied

First recorded in 1580–90; vary + -ed2
Related formsvar·ied·ly, adverbvar·ied·ness, nounnon·var·ied, adjectiveun·var·ied, adjectivewell-var·ied, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unvaried

Historical Examples

  • Simplicity and frankness are the unvaried character of the natives of the plain.

    Imogen

    William Godwin

  • For a place of residence, I should suppose it might be a little dull, and unvaried.

    Janet's Love and Service

    Margaret M Robertson

  • "Nothing," answered Walter, with unvaried coolness and determination.

    The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4

    George W. M. Reynolds

  • This latter part of his life was spent with unvaried regularity.

    Schopenhauer

    Margrieta Beer

  • The unvaried grin baffled him, and presently he glanced elsewhere.

    The Business of Life

    Robert W. Chambers


British Dictionary definitions for unvaried

varied

adjective
  1. displaying or characterized by variety; diverse
  2. modified or alteredthe amount may be varied without notice
  3. varicoloured; variegated
Derived Formsvariedly, adverbvariedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unvaried

varied

adj.

"differing from one another," 1580s, from past participle of vary (q.v.).

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