MULTIPLICITY in a Sentence

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Economists and poverty researchers say multiple factors may account for the increase in needy college graduates.

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 Meanings and Examples of MULTIPLICITY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  state of being multiplex or various; condition of being numerous; a large number
Classic Sentence:
1  An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
2  They do not recognize it as a power inherent in heroes and rulers, but as the resultant of a multiplicity of variously directed forces.
War and Peace 6 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
3  He was quite frightened, and he tried to repeat the Lord's Prayer; but all he could do, he was only able to remember the multiplication table.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SNOW QUEEN
4  Everything with him was multiplication or subtraction.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
5  With a rule and a pair of scales, and the multiplication table always in his pocket, sir, ready to weigh and measure any parcel of human nature, and tell you exactly what it comes to.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
6  By means of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, settle everything somehow, and never wonder.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
7  She had not imagined that such a multiplication of wakefulness was possible: her whole past was reenacting itself at a hundred different points of consciousness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
8  Their putrescence is evident, their stagnation is unhealthy, their fermentation infects people with fever, and etiolates them; their multiplication becomes a plague of Egypt.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor Hugo
9  You apprehend it as complex, multiple, divisible, separable, made up of its parts, the result of its parts and their sum, harmonious.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  In philosophy, systems theory and the sciences, emergence refers to the way complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity of relatively simple interactions.
2  He was appalled by the multiplicity of details he had to complete before setting out on his mission.
3  They usually give you a discount if you buy multiple copies.
4  Life can not fade , the multiple spot color can't accommodate oneself to wonderful just now best,alive.
5  Baxter was rushed to the hospital with multiple stab wounds.
6  Having multiple partners increases your risk of sexual diseases.
7  A smile is the language has multiple meanings.
8  Here we apply a method for detecting correlated changes in multiple sequence alignments.
9  The brightest students finished their multiple choice papers quickly then sent off the answers by text message to younger students outside the hall.
10  Economists and poverty researchers say multiple factors may account for the increase in needy college graduates.
11  The soldier shot multiple times while defecting to the South is in a stable condition but riddled with parasites that could complicate his chances of survival.
12  The winner of multiple Grammy awards for both solo and chamber performances, Ax believes that the Variations format is the great composer's way of showing consummate artistry.
13  Government authorities have expanded investigations into multiple business lines at some of the nation's largest banks, a sign that the legal morass enveloping the industry has no clear end in sight.