Definition of divergent:
- different (part of speech: adjective)
- nonuniform (part of speech: adjective)
- diverging (part of speech: verb)
nonconforming (part of speech: adjective)
- out of the ordinary,
- diverse (part of speech: adjective)
- dissimilar (part of speech: adjective)
- incoherent (part of speech: adjective)
- divergent (part of speech: adjective)
- deflected (part of speech: adjective)
- scattered (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Adventure of Living", John St. Loe Strachey.
In expecting to realize social reconstruction without political reconstruction- however divergent the aims may now seem to be- he expects to achieve what has never been achieved in any country in the Empire, and to achieve this miracle in the very country which has suffered most from political repression, and possesses the most fantastic system of government to be found in the King's dominions.- "The Framework of Home Rule", Erskine Childers.
Meanwhile, the remaining parts of the organism to which the shoot or limb belongs, having been severally assuming structures divergent from one another and from that of this particular shoot or limb, there has arisen a greater heterogeneity in the organism as a whole.- "Herbert Spencer", J. Arthur Thomson.