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mixed

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adjective \ˈmikst\

Simple Definition of mixed

  • : made of different kinds of things mixed together or combined

  • : including or involving people of different races or religions

  • : including or involving people of both sexes

Full Definition of mixed

  1. 1 :  combining characteristics of more than one kind; specifically :  combining features of two or more systems of government <a mixed constitution>

  2. 2 :  made up of or involving individuals or items of more than one kind: as a :  made up of or involving persons differing in race, national origin, religion, or class b :  made up of or involving individuals of both sexes <mixed company>

  3. 3 :  including or accompanied by inconsistent, incompatible, or contrary elements <mixed emotions> <received mixed reviews> <a mixed blessing>

  4. 4 :  deriving from two or more races or breeds <a stallion of mixed blood>

Examples of mixed

  1. a can of mixed nuts

  2. We ate salads of mixed greens.

  3. They live in a mixed neighborhood.

  4. She's of mixed African and European ancestry.

  5. people of mixed racial origin

  6. His decision got a mixed reaction from the family.

  7. The experiment got mixed results.



Origin of mixed

Middle English mixte


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with mixed



MIXED Defined for Kids

mixed

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adjective \ˈmikst\

Definition of mixed

  1. 1 :  made up of two or more kinds <mixed candy>

  2. 2 :  made up of both females and males <They sing in a mixed choir.>

  3. 3 :  made up of parts that are very different from one another <He has mixed feelings about moving away.>




Medical Dictionary

mixed

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adjective \ˈmikst\

Medical Definition of mixed

  1. 1:  combining features or exhibiting symptoms of more than one condition or disease <a mixed tumor>

  2. 2:  producing more than one kind of secretion <mixed salivary glands>





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