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English definition of “polymorphous”

polymorphous

adjective     /ˌpɒl.ɪˈmɔː.fəs/ US  /ˌpɑː.lɪˈmɔːr-/ formal
having or experiencing many different forms or stages of development: Intelligence is a polymorphous concept.Being and appearing differentChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
(Definition of polymorphous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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