uniformity

noun
uni·​for·​mi·​ty | \ ˌyü-nə-ˈfȯr-mə-tē How to pronounce uniformity (audio) \
plural uniformities

Definition of uniformity

1 : the quality or state of being uniform
2 : an instance of uniformity

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Like Miller, Léourier has always been drawn to the arts and is allergic to uniformity. Vogue, "For Brides, These Headpieces Deliver a “Defining Fashion Moment”," 17 Apr. 2019 And unlike the uniformity of traditional hotel rooms, no two are identical. Laura Neilson, Vogue, "At Chile’s Dreamiest New Hotel, Glass-Walled Bungalows Overlook Wine Country," 16 Apr. 2019 All other refereeing aspects like reading the game, uniformity and consistency in their decisions, positioning etc. Rob Harris, The Seattle Times, "Refs train with VAR ahead of approval for Women’s World Cup," 4 Feb. 2019 For within the uniformity of Gothicism sat the great freedom of the workman, his life and liberty struck into the doorways and windows. Tristram Hunt, WSJ, "Elegy for the Floating City," 25 Jan. 2019 Where canal houses are concerned, both uniformity and individuality are part of the equation. Steve King, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why We Keep Going Back to Amsterdam," 24 Dec. 2018 What’s baffling about this uniformity is that goal celebrations are supposed to be the most creative and individualistic part of soccer. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, "The World Cup of Boring Celebrations," 13 July 2018 Over this suffocating uniformity, the tree looms like a totem of spiritual rebellion, its spreading branches as threatening to the social order as Inga’s unfettered cruelty. Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, "Review: An Icelandic Suburb Hides Deep Dysfunction ‘Under the Tree’," 5 July 2018 These administrative proceedings all occur within the executive branch, which helps promote uniformity. Rod Rosenstein, WSJ, "Impose Boundaries on Immigration Law," 6 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of uniformity

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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uniformity

noun

English Language Learners Definition of uniformity

: the quality or state of being the same : the quality or state of being uniform or identical

uniformity

noun
uni·​for·​mi·​ty | \ ˌyü-nə-ˈfȯr-mə-tē How to pronounce uniformity (audio) \
plural uniformities

Kids Definition of uniformity

: the quality or state of being the same in form, manner, appearance, or degree

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