the spectrum of individual differences and the corresponding group memberships and identities that human beings have in society: A functioning multicultural society celebrates the diversity of its people, but diversity can also be problematic for the maintenance of a cohesive national identity.
the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, religion, socioeconomic stratum, sexual orientation, etc.: an initiative to increase diversity in the workplace.
a point of difference.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use diversity in a sentence
Generally in this way we may account for the diversities in the size of raindrops or snowflakes.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Such tendencies are sufficiently counteracted by the infinite diversities in the characters and fortunes of individuals.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster | Daniel Webster
I foresee there will be diversities of sentiment concerning this gentleman, (Deane,) and perhaps warm debates.
The illustrious female, however, before us, exhibits a singular contrast to all these diversities.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I | Francis Augustus Cox
Independently of other factors the mark-community might have permitted certain diversities in size.Elements of Folk Psychology | Wilhelm Wundt
British Dictionary definitions for diversity
the state or quality of being different or varied
a point of difference
logic the relation that holds between two entities when and only when they are not identical; the property of being numerically distinct
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012