anonymity

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noun an·o·nym·i·ty \ˌa-nə-ˈni-mə-tē\

Definition of anonymity

plural

anonymities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being anonymous

  2. 2 :  one that is anonymous

Examples of anonymity in a sentence

  1. They are trying to protect their child's anonymity.

  2. She enjoyed the anonymity of life in a large city.

1820

First Known Use of anonymity

1820



ANONYMITY Defined for English Language Learners

anonymity

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noun an·o·nym·i·ty \ˌa-nə-ˈni-mə-tē\

Definition of anonymity for English Language Learners

  • : the quality or state of being unknown to most people : the quality or state of being anonymous



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