- "The congressman's behavior included multiple instances of tickle fights." (Wash. Post, 3/11/10)
- Jimmy's homework consisted of multiple worksheets.
- You have had multiple opportunities to clean up your act.
As an appropriate usage, for example, "multiple birth" refers to the phenomenon of more than one child being born at the same time--presumably, several copies of the same kid, but applicable to non-identical womb-sharers as well.
Livia has corrected multiple instances of the misuse of multiple, and she fears that it is multiplying exponentially. Stop already! Plenty of accurate, concise, and descriptive words exist to describe a profusion of