What Does Divergent Mean?


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Divergent refers to spreading away from each other. It is the act of moving in two different directions. Divergent things tend to move apart in opposite directions. It is an adjective of the word diverge. If taken in a mathematical context this word has no finite limit. It is the opposite of convergent. Diverging means to draw apart from a common point. Divergent is pronounced as di-vur-juh nt. It is also a term used to indicate that somebody is moving away from convention or a fixed standard.

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