Definition of Congeries

1. Noun. A sum total of many heterogenous things taken together.

Exact synonyms: Aggregate, Conglomeration
Member holonyms: Plankton, Nekton
Generic synonyms: Sum, Sum Total, Summation
Derivative terms: Aggregate, Conglomerate



Definition of Congeries

1. n. sing & pl. A collection of particles or bodies into one mass; a heap; an aggregation.

Definition of Congeries

1. Noun. A collection or aggregation of disparate items. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Congeries

1. [n CONGERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Congeries

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congenital sutural alopecia
congenital syphilis
congenital torticollis
congenital total lipodystrophy
congenital toxoplasmosis
congenital valve
congenital virilizing adrenal hyperplasia
congenitally
congenitally short oesophagus
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congenitus
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congeries (current term)
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congestiparous
congestive
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Literary usage of Congeries

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"In reality it is а congeries of suits with little relation to each other, except there is a common plaintiff who has similar claims against many persons. ..."

2. The Bible: Its Meaning and Supremacy by Frederic William Farrar (1897)
"... misinterpretation of the Bible, and the consequent wrongs inflicted upon it, has been the habit of treating it as though it were a congeries of isolated ..."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1845)
"To use the words of a recent sermon— ' name, merely a congeries of mob-ruled independencies.'— Abstract Principles of Revealed Religion, pp. 339, 344. ..."

4. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... really so many distinct substances, ani- mals and gods, have thereby made that second hypostasis, not to be one God, but a congeries and heap of gods. ..."

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