anonymity

noun an·o·nym·i·ty \ ˌa-nə-ˈni-mə-tē \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of anonymity

plural anonymities
1 : the quality or state of being anonymous
  • enjoyed the anonymity of life in a large city
2 : one that is anonymous
  • a crowd of faceless anonymities

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.

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Origin and Etymology of anonymity



ANONYMITY Defined for English Language Learners

anonymity

noun

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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