- the quality or state of being heterogeneous; composition from dissimilar parts; disparateness.
Origin of heterogeneity
Related Words for heterogeneitiesdiversity, medley, diverseness, fluctuation, diversification, incongruity, departure, discrepancy, conglomeration, divergency, collection, array, assortment, change, combo, intermixture, mi
Examples from the Web for heterogeneities
Historical Examples of heterogeneities
I have often thought the same thing of the heterogeneities that go to make up a soldier's pot-a feu.Andersonville, Volume 1
Word Origin and History for heterogeneities
1640s, from Medieval Latin heterogeneitas, from heterogeneus, from Greek heterogenes (see heterogeneous).
- The quality or state of being heterogeneous.
Cultural, social, biological, or other differences within a group. (Compare homogeneity.)