Usage examples for heterogeneous

  1. These conditions are largely responsible for the heterogeneous nature of the American product. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  2. All the delegates without exception expressed themselves in the strongest possible heterogeneous terms concerning the nameless barbarity which they had been called upon to witness. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  3. In fact, a constant disgusting odour remains in and about all the houses the whole day long, from the fermentation of the heterogeneous mixtures kept above ground, which in our great cities are carried off in drains. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  4. 2, 24. Questions which can only be answered by the parrotings of a memory crammed to disease with all sorts of heterogeneous diet can form no test of genius, taste, judgment, or natural capacity. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  5. When the State is unable to absorb heterogeneous elements and grows into a world empire, it becomes a danger both to itself and to humanity. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  6. No doubt the loosening of this or that part of the fabric of heterogeneous origin, which constitutes the character of a man or woman, tends to loosen the whole. – On Compromise by John Morley
  7. It was to create an army out of a brave but heterogeneous multitude of patriots. – The Nation in a Nutshell by George Makepeace Towle
  8. A crash, a heterogeneous combination of small girl, green paint, and shattered chair, then a series of shrieks that resembled the whistles on New Year's eve! – Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan
  9. The wider the federation, the more benign its aspect on the whole world without, especially if the populations absorbed into it are heterogeneous in character, in pursuit, and in cultivation.... – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  10. It had been well demonstrated by the discussions during the session that an amendment to the Constitution would be submitted to the States, if a resolution could be framed which would satisfy the heterogeneous elements of the reconstruction party. – The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction by Charles Ernest Chadsey
  11. For the first fifteen years the steamboat found its mission in carrying the thousands of emigrants pouring into the Northwest, a heterogeneous multitude which made the Lake Erie boats seem, to one traveler at least, filled with " men, women and children, beds, cradles, kettles, and frying pans." – The Paths of Inland Commerce A Chronicle of Trail, Road, and Waterway, Volume 21 in The Chronicles of America Series by Archer B. Hulbert
  12. It may here be objected that our motor impulses are, nevertheless, still heterogeneous, inasmuch as some are toward the object of interest, and some along the line of movement. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  13. And Russia is as heterogeneous in condition as it is in elements. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  14. Mr. Ticknor was also impressed with the harmony that existed in a family composed of the most heterogeneous relationships. – Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern
  15. She knew that this was merely the Puritan mask, the cast of a dead civilization, which people of very amiable and tolerant minds were doomed to wear, and she sighed to think that less than a year of the heterogeneous gayety of New York should have made her afraid of it. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  16. Busy hands arranged and sorted the heterogeneous mass. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  17. The tribe is divided into a number of exogamous groups, and the names of these indicate the very heterogeneous elements of which it consists. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  18. Each, however, is found beyond the Angle area, and so far as this is the case, we have an argument in favour of our early population having been slightly heterogeneous. – The Ethnology of the British Islands by Robert Gordon Latham
  19. This much sold remedy then consisted of the most heterogeneous drugs. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  20. At present, therefore, the cottagers are a most heterogeneous population, presenting all sorts of baffling problems to those who have to deal with them, as the schoolmaster and the sanitary officer and others find. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt