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

Examples of uniformity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To maintain uniformity throughout the state, the bill prohibits cities and towns from imposing additional limits on electric bikes, except by regulating speed limits. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 8 June 2022 And that law is, and must be, to maintain uniformity, superior to any state common-law legal standard. Glenn G. Lammi, Forbes, 1 June 2022 Boxed dyes are also sent to a panel of women all over the country who evaluate them on factors such as ease of use and color performance, including gray coverage, color richness, uniformity and accuracy compared to the image on the box. Sabina Wizemann, Good Housekeeping, 25 May 2022 To live here requires very real acquiescence to uniformity. Dw Gibson, The Atlantic, 20 May 2022 Friday night at the Javits Center, countless demi-celebrities in Thom Browne confections clutched small teddy bears in their arms and gazed across a field of five hundred more teddy bears seated with alarming uniformity. Rachel Tashjian, Harper's BAZAAR, 30 Apr. 2022 Groove to its color-keyed uniformity and its sheer chromatic intensity. Joe Lorio, Car and Driver, 25 Apr. 2022 The Marine Corps has previously justified its grooming and dress standards by citing an interest in maintaining uniformity in its ranks. Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 14 Apr. 2022 Rosewood Villa Magna, Madrid Rebrands of beloved hotels often trade too much of the property's original essence for cutting-edge glitz and corporate uniformity. Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of uniformity

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uniformity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uniformity. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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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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