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divergent (adj) different.
Divergent opinions are opinions different from one another. Divergent interests, tastes, etc., are those which differ a lot from one another. The races of the world have divergent customs, traditions, and food habits; that is, they have different customs, traditions, and food habits.
- India surprises the foreigners with people of the different parts of the country having divergent food habits, culture, and styles of dressing, and yet belonging to the same country.
- Helga and John decided not to go ahead with their plans of marriage as they discovered they had divergent tastes and attitudes. They felt that such differences could not make for a happy marriage.