varied

[ vair-eed ]
/ ˈvɛər id /

adjective

characterized by or exhibiting variety; various; diverse; diversified: varied backgrounds.
changed; altered: a varied estimate.
having several different colors; variegated.

Nearby words

  1. varicosis,
  2. varicosity,
  3. varicotomy,
  4. varicula,
  5. varicule,
  6. varied thrush,
  7. variedly,
  8. variegate,
  9. variegate porphyria,
  10. variegated

Origin of varied

First recorded in 1580–90; vary + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for unvaried

varied

/ (ˈvɛərɪd) /

adjective

displaying or characterized by variety; diverse
modified or alteredthe amount may be varied without notice
varicoloured; variegated
Derived Formsvariedly, adverbvariedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unvaried

varied

adj.

"differing from one another," 1580s, from past participle of vary (q.v.).

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