Multifarious Definition

Having many kinds of parts or elements; of great variety; diverse; manifold.
Webster's New World
Referring or relating to the improper joinder of unrelated causes or parties in a lawsuit.
Webster's New World Law

(law, of lawsuits) In which a party or a cause of action has been improperly or wrongfully joined together in the same suit, as in a misjoinder. This may be a result of a joinder of unrelated, distinct, and independent parties or matters.


Origin of Multifarious

  • From Latin multifāriam in many places multi- multi- -fāriam adv. suff. dhē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin multifārius.

    From Wiktionary

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