Va"ri*ous (?), a. [L. varius. Cf.
1. Different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men
of various names; various occupations; various
So many and so various laws are given.
A wit as various, gay, grave, sage, or
2. Changeable; uncertain; inconstant;
A man so various, that he seemed to be Dryden.
Not one, but all mankind's epitome.
The names of mixed modes . . . are very
3. Variegated; diversified; not
A happy rural seat of various view.