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sundry

adjective, noun

Definition: (adj.) various and assorted, but belonging to a group; (n.) a group of miscellaneous things

Synonyms: (adj.) different, varied, miscellaneous, diverse, (n.) assortment, collection

Antonyms: (adj.) same, identical, matching

Tips: Sundry is derived from Old English sundor, which means "separate." This is also the source of the word sunder, which means "forcefully separating something." Think "separate," as it means "individual and distinct." A group of sundry items is a group of separate (or miscellaneous) things. Sundry can be used as both a noun and an adjective (see usage examples). The noun form refers to an assortment.

Usage Examples:

There was an assortment of sundry items at the sale. (miscellaneous, varied, different) adjective

The football player suffered from a sundry of injuries. (assortment, collection) noun

A sundry group of people came to the city for the convention. (diverse, varied) adjective

My laundry basket contains sundry clothes that need to be washed. (varied, miscellaneous) adjective


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