Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section IV. Order
5. Order as Regards Categories

81. Multiformity.

   NOUN:MULTIFORMITY, omniformity; variety, diversity; multifariousness &c. adj.; varied assortment.
   ADJECTIVE:MULTIFORM, multifold, multifarious, multigenerous, multiplex; variform [rare], diversiform, amœbiform, manifold, many-sided; omniform, omnigenous, omnifarious; polymorphic, polymorphous, multiphase, metamorphotic, protean, proteiform, heterogeneous, motley, mosaic; epicene.
  indiscriminate, desultory, irregular, diversified, different, divers; all manner of; of every description, of all sorts and kinds; et hoc genus omne [L.]; and what not?
  1. De omnibus rebus et quibusdam aliis.
  2. Harmoniously confused.—Pope
  3. Variety’s the very spice of life.—Cowper