Definition of homogeneity in English:



  • [mass noun] The quality or state of being all the same or all of the same kind.

    ‘the cultural homogeneity of our society’
    • ‘No, this is a country of handmade, individual wines whose greatest asset is diversity, not homogeneity.’
    • ‘After a few days now, I've begun to find the homogeneity of this city a little boring.’
    • ‘As melting techniques are continually improved, greater homogeneity can be expected.’
    • ‘At the same time, the ideas and policies that stressed cultural uniformity and homogeneity persisted.’
    • ‘Perhaps this is just a natural part of the progression of our society, technology driving us towards increasing global homogeneity.’
    • ‘The size and prospective design of the study and the socioeconomic homogeneity of the cohort minimise both random and systematic error.’
    uniformity, homogeneousness, similarity, similar nature, similitude, likeness, alikeness, sameness, identicalness, consistency, resemblance, comparability, correspondence
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Early 17th century: from medieval Latin homogeneitas, from homogeneus (see homogeneous) + -ity.