consisting of different or various kinds; miscellaneous: assorted flavors; assorted sizes.
consisting of selected kinds; arranged in sorts or varieties: rows of assorted vegetables.
matched; suited.

Origin of assorted

First recorded in 1790–1800; assort + -ed2
Related formsun·as·sort·ed, adjectivewell-as·sort·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for unassorted



consisting of various kinds mixed together; miscellaneousassorted sweets
arranged in sorts; classifiedassorted categories
matched; suited (esp in the combinations well-assorted, ill-assorted)
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Word Origin and History for unassorted



"arranged in sorts," 1797, past participle adjective from assort (v.).

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