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uniformity

Noun

1 a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying
2 the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom) [syn: uniformness] [ant: nonuniformity]

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English

Etymology

uniform + -ity the property associated with the adjective "uniform"

Noun

  1. The state of being uniform, alike and lacking diversity.
  2. The absence of alternativism.

Translations

a state of being uniform
  • Japanese: 統一性, 画一性
an absence of alternativism
  • Japanese: 普遍性
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Derived terms

Extensive Definition

Uniformity may refer to more than one thing:
  • For the subject of uniformity in mathematical systems of topology, see uniform space.
  • For the scientific principle prominent in the philosophy of science, see principle of uniformity.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptation, adaption, adjustment, affinity, agreement, aplomb, arrangement, array, assent, balance, balanced personality, bilateral symmetry, ceaselessness, changelessness, chorus, clockwork regularity, coherence, coincidence, combination, compatibility, compliance, concert, concord, concordance, conformance, conformation, conformation other-direction, conformity, congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity, consecutiveness, consistency, consonance, consort, constancy, constant flow, continualness, continuity, continuousness, conventionality, cool, cooperation, correspondence, deployment, disposal, disposition, downiness, drabness, dullness, dynamic symmetry, elementarity, endlessness, equality, equilibrium, equivalence, eurythmics, eurythmy, evenness, fastness, featurelessness, finish, firmness, flatness, flexibility, formation, frictionlessness, fullness, fundamentality, fusion, gaplessness, glabriety, glabrousness, glossiness, greasiness, harmoniousness, harmony, homeostasis, homogeneity, identity, imperturbability, incessancy, indiscernibility, indistinction, indistinctness, indistinguishableness, individuality, indivisibility, intactness, integrality, integration, integrity, intersection, invariability, inviolability, irreducibility, jointlessness, keeping, layout, levelness, line, lineup, lubricity, malleability, marshaling, methodicalness, monism, monotony, multilateral symmetry, nerve, obedience, observance, oiliness, oneness, order, organic unity, organization, orthodoxy, overlap, parallelism, particularity, peace, plainness, plenitude, pliancy, polarity, proportion, proportionality, punctuality, purity, quiet, quietude, rapport, reconcilement, reconciliation, regularity, reliability, repetition, rootedness, routine, sameness, sang-froid, satininess, seamlessness, secureness, security, self-consistency, selfsameness, setup, severity, shapeliness, silkiness, similarity, similitude, simpleness, simplicity, singleness, singularity, sleekness, slickness, slipperiness, smoothness, solidarity, solidification, solidity, soundness, stability, stable equilibrium, stable state, starkness, steadfastness, steadiness, steady nerves, steady state, strictness, structure, suavity, substantiality, successiveness, symmetricalness, symmetry, sync, synchronism, system, systematicalness, tally, tedium, timing, traditionalism, tranquillity, trilateral symmetry, unadulteration, unbrokenness, unchangeability, undeflectability, undifferentiation, undistinguishableness, undividedness, unification, unintermittedness, uninterruptedness, uninterruption, union, uniqueness, unison, unisonance, unity, univocity, unmixedness, unrelievedness, unshakable nerves, unshakableness, unsophistication, vagueness, velvetiness, wholeness
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