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assortment

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Synonyms and Antonyms of assortment

  1. 1 an unorganized collection or mixture of various things <an assortment of nails at the bottom of my tool box> Synonyms agglomerate, agglomeration, alphabet soup, miscellany, botch, clutter, collage, crazy quilt, farrago, gallimaufry, grab bag, gumbo, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jambalaya, jumble, jungle, litter, macédoine, medley, mélange, menagerie, miscellanea, mishmash, mixed bag, montage, motley, muddle, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, pastiche, patchwork, patchwork quilt, potpourri, ragbag, ragout, rummage, salad, salmagundi, scramble, shuffle, smorgasbord, stew, tumble, variety, welterRelated Words detritus, notions, oddments, odds and ends, sundries; accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomerate, conglomeration; catchall; admixture, alloy, amalgam, blend, combination, commixture, composite, compound, fusion, intermixture, mix-up; bollix, chaos, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, disorder, dog's breakfast [chiefly British], mess, morass, muddle, shambles; imbroglio, knot, snarl, tangle

  2. 2 the quality or state of being composed of many different elements or types <we were disappointed in the small clothing store's lack of assortment> Synonyms variety, diverseness, diversity, heterogeneity, heterogeneousness, manifoldness, miscellaneousness, multifariousness, multiplicity, variousnessRelated Words disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, otherness, unlikenessNear Antonyms homogeneity, homogeneousness, likeness, sameness, similarity; fewness, paucity


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