om·​ni·​far·​i·​ous ˌäm-nə-ˈfer-ē-əs How to pronounce omnifarious (audio)
: of all varieties, forms, or kinds
omnifarious interests

Word History


Late Latin omnifarius, from Latin omni- + -farius (as in multifarius diverse) — more at multifarious

First Known Use

1653, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of omnifarious was in 1653

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Cite this Entry

“Omnifarious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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