Definition of uniformity in English:

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uniformity

Pronunciation: /ˌyo͞onəˈfôrmədē/

noun (plural uniformities)

The quality or state of being uniform: an attempt to impose administrative and cultural uniformity
More example sentences
  • Levi-Strauss turns to a problem stemming from his preceding observations, that of cultural uniformity.
  • The grimness and uniformity of daily life in Pyongyang and in provincial areas is clear from the photographs.
  • Alongside this comes uniformity, which makes a more acceptable product for the absurdly picky supermarket buyer.
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Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French uniformite or late Latin uniformitas, from Latin uniformis (see uniform).

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  • This is from Latin uniformis ‘of one form’. Uniform (mid 16th century) had the same meaning, until the modern sense of clothing of a fixed style worn by each member of a group developed in the mid 18th century.

Words that rhyme with uniformity

conformity, deformity, enormity, multiformity

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: u·ni·form·i·ty

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