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Meaning of UNIFORMITY

Pronunciation:  `yooni'fowrmitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)
  2. [n]  a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying
 

UNIFORMITY is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: uniformness
 
 Antonyms: nonuniformity
 
 See Also: consistence, consistency, homogeneity, homogeneousness, regularity, similarity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\U`ni*form"i*ty\, n. [L. uniformitas: cf. F.
uniformit['e].]
1. The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from
   variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all
   times; sameness of action, effect, etc., under like
   conditions; even tenor; as, the uniformity of design in a
   poem; the uniformity of nature.

2. Consistency; sameness; as, the uniformity of a man's
   opinions.

3. Similitude between the parts of a whole; as, the
   uniformity of sides in a regular figure; beauty is said to
   consist in uniformity with variety.

4. Continued or unvaried sameness or likeness.

5. Conformity to a pattern or rule; resemblance, consonance,
   or agreement; as, the uniformity of different churches in
   ceremonies or rites.

{Act of Uniformity} (Eng. Hist.), an act of Parliament,
   passed in 1661, prescribing the form of public prayers,
   administration of sacraments, and other rites of the
   Established Church of England. Its provisions were
   modified by the ``Act of Uniformity Amendment Act,'' of
   1872.

 

 

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