Usage examples for multifarious

  1. The subjects are indeed curious for philosophical inquirers, and multifarious as the events of civil life. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  2. The only means, for example, by which the physiological laws of life could have been ascertained, was by distinguishing, among the multifarious and complicated facts of life, the portion which physical and chemical laws cannot account for. – Auguste Comte and Positivism by John-Stuart Mill
  3. The fact is, that modern fiction being merely a description of human life in any of its phases, and being the only art that can be exercised without special training or special appliances, and produced in the moments stolen from the multifarious brain- destroying occupations which fill the average woman's life, they have been driven to find this outlet for their powers as the only one presenting itself. – Woman and Labour by Olive Schreiner