Origin of divergent
Related Words for divergentconflicting, different, various, dissimilar, disparate, atypical, diverse, contrary, contradictory, aberrant, abnormal, anomalous, antithetical, deviating, dissonant, distant, factious, irregular, off-key, opposite
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Contemporary Examples of divergent
In the Divergent series, factions are at war with each other.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans
August 15, 2014
So during my last hiatus, I really wanted to do a movie, and Divergent came along, so I did it.Tony Goldwyn Tackles Political Scandal Again on ‘The Divide’
July 16, 2014
We can entertain these divergent visions of the future because same-sex marriage was really a campaign, not a movement.Were Christians Right About Gay Marriage All Along?
May 27, 2014
Divergent is a film about a teenage girl that blatantly glosses over the desires of its adolescent heroine.
While saying that consent is sexy is a great step, Divergent should go a step further and say that sex is sexy.
Historical Examples of divergent
That the habits of the Judge and the drummer were divergent made it all the more annoying.Mixed Faces
Burr could get no help from any of the divergent parties he had attempted to gain.A History of the United States
But this traveling on divergent lines could not but have its effect upon them.The Faith Doctor
The results are so divergent on this point that it is best not to adopt any standard at present.The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen
It consists merely in divergent specialization from a general center.Expository Writing
Mervin James Curl
- diverging or causing divergence
- (of opinions, interests, etc) different
- maths (of a series) having no limit; not convergent
- botany (of plant organs) farther apart at their tops than at their bases
1690s, from Modern Latin divergentem (nominative divergens), present participle of divergere (see diverge). Related: Divergently.