[ men-ee-sahy-did ]
See synonyms for: many-sidedmany-sidedness on

  1. having many sides.

  2. having many aspects: a many-sided question.

  1. having many interests, qualities, accomplishments, etc.; versatile: The typical person of the Renaissance was many-sided.

Origin of many-sided

First recorded in 1650–60

Other words from many-sided

  • man·y-sid·ed·ness, noun

Words Nearby many-sided Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use many-sided in a sentence

  • The first vision, however, of that many-sided city was almost bewilderingly different from the mental picture.

    Ocean to Ocean on Horseback | Willard Glazier

British Dictionary definitions for many-sided


  1. having many sides, aspects, etc: a many-sided personality

Derived forms of many-sided

  • many-sidedness, noun

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