Variegated

[v_ˈeə_ɹ_ɪ_ɡ_ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_d], [vˈe͡əɹɪɡˌe͡ɪtɪd], [vˈe‍əɹɪɡˌe‍ɪtɪd]

Definitions of variegated:

  1.   of Variegate
  2.   Having marks or patches of different colors; as, variegated leaves, or flowers.
  3.   having a variety of colors
  4.   Diversified in colour or external appearance; mottled.
  5.   Marked by a diversity of coloration.

Antonyms for variegated:

faded, white, unvarying, argentine, faint, monochrome, neutral, monochromatic, achromatic, leaden, monochromic, pale, self-colored, unvaried, silver, pewter, dull, unpainted, gray, dulled, washed-out, pallid, slaty, self, tintless, solid, grayish, steely, monotone, unstained, silvery, undyed, colorless, pastel, uncolored, slate, bleached, unspotted.


Quotes for variegated:

  1. A counted number of pulses only is given to us of a variegated dramatic life. How may we see in them all that is to to be seen in them by the finest senses? – Walter Pater
  2. People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. – Sa'Di

Usage examples for variegated:

  1. Its soil, as that of all the country about the bay of St. Francisco, consists, under the upper mould, of a variegated slate; probably the foot of man had never before trodden it. ” – A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue
  2. “ Bundles of variegated rags lay against the walls, as if they were sweepings. ” – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  3. Never in my life have I seen so many, so variegated so complicated, and so extraordinary. ” – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  4. Other species of less interest are E. pungens, of which there is a variegated variety; E. Simoni, a neat Chinese shrub; and E. latifolia, of good habit and with large leaves. ” – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  5. There is a loud click, and snatching away the handkerchief the Jadoo- wallah shows the box filled with a variegated cloth ball. ” – Indian Conjuring by L. H. Branson
  6. Pastor Gossner we found green in old age; seventy- five years of a variegated life have taught him many useful lessons. ” – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  7. Are you affected in the same way at the sight of a meadow, variegated in its rather limited dimensions, whose extent the eye can easily take in, and at the aspect of an inaccessible mountain, at the foot of which the ocean breaks? ” – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  8. The greater part of the body from the waist down to the knee is covered with it, variegated here and there with neat regular stripes of the untattooed skin, which when they are well oiled, make them appear in the distance as if they had on black silk knee- breeches. ” – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  9. Why did I variegated wreaths prepare, To pay the conqueror every honor due? ” – Elegies and Other Small Poems by Matilda Betham
  10. By sunset it was moored off shore, and at night hung with variegated lamps. ” – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  11. This was a signal for Dave to find his voice, and he embarked with animation on a variegated treatment of subjects connected with his visit to the country. ” – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  12. “ A few more strides, however, brought them to a stand- just inside the line of breakers- where the seething waters, settling down into a state of comparative tranquillity, presented a surface variegated with large clouts of floating froth. ” – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  13. Look at the variegated colors and styles of these costumes, at the manifold types of countenance, at the blending of races- black and white and red! ” – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  14. Under the shade of its trees the zephyr had spread the variegated carpet. ” – Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers by W. A. Clouston
  15. Gentlemen who lead the variegated life of Mr. Scalper find it well to propitiate the arm of the law, and attachments of this sort are not uncommon. ” – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  16. The beads are of glass, or amber, or variegated clay. ” – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  17. “ " None with the same gorgeous, variegated beauty," he confessed. ” – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  18. She said, and gave the veil; with grateful look The prince the variegated present took. ” – The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope
  19. Have you ever seen ferns and variegated ivy disposed more tastefully? ” – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  20. “ For the future, then, thou mayest sit alone and grow ill tempered; and if thou ever wishest to see thy playmate again, thou mayest seek her in the native country of the variegated butterfly, which thou believedst thou hadst caught to- day, but which has flown away. ” – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various

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