divergent divergent  /daɪ ˈvɜr dʒənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) diverging from another or from a standard
  2. (adj) tending to move apart in different directions

Usage(s):

  1. As reported in this week's magazine, red and blue America have strongly divergent views on Hillary.
  2. The world then saw two authoritarian nations go about disaster relief in divergent ways.
  3. They are not the only G-20 leaders to arrive in London with agendas that reflect divergent approaches to the economic crisis and differing domestic pressures.

News

  1. Universal Pictures Sets Joe Carnahan's Stretch for March 2014

    Universal Pictures will release writer/director Joe Carnahan's Stretch in theaters on March 21, 2014. Other movies scheduled for that date are Summit's Divergent and Disney's Muppets Most Wanted .
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

  2. Check Out New Photos of the Post-Apocalyptic Thriller 'Divergent'

    (Summit Entertainment via EW) A second crop of photos have emerged of scenes from the big screen adaptation of Veronica Roth 's teen fantasy series Divergent — a post-apocalyptic thriller à la  The Hunger Games  about people divided into "factions" based on personalities. Fans already got a peak of Downton Abbey   actor Theo James in his starring role as Tobias "Four" Eaton, now we have a closer ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  3. Shailene Woodley & Theo James: 'Divergent' EW Cover!

    Check out Shailene Woodley and Theo James preview their highly-anticipated film adaptation of Divergent on the cover of Entertainment Weekly! Based on Vernoica Roth‘s novel of the same name, the film takes place in a futuristic dystopia, where a teenager seeks to break free from her homogeneous society that divides people based on human traits. [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

Quotes

  1. Defending the nuclear deal as "honourable" and good for India and the world, Singh said: "We are trying to reconcile the divergent points of view. I have not given up hope."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "That happened because they saw me as someone who represented their interests and didn't see their interests as divergent from the African-Americans who lived behind the corner from them or lived in the rest of the district," said Davis.
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Artur Davis Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. "For years, I've always been a fan of eclectic radio, such as FM radio in the past when you could hear stations play widely divergent music, ranging from rock to country to jazz to opera," Reed said in a statement. "We will try to bring...
    on May 16, 2008 By: Lou Reed Source: Reuters

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