One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality or state of being all the same or all of the same kind.‘the cultural homogeneity of our society’
uniformity, homogeneousness, similarity, similar nature, similitude, likeness, alikeness, sameness, identicalness, consistency, resemblance, comparability, correspondenceView synonyms
- ‘After a few days now, I've begun to find the homogeneity of this city a little boring.’
- ‘The size and prospective design of the study and the socioeconomic homogeneity of the cohort minimise both random and systematic error.’
- ‘No, this is a country of handmade, individual wines whose greatest asset is diversity, not homogeneity.’
- ‘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.’
Early 17th century: from medieval Latin homogeneitas, from homogeneus (see homogeneous) + -ity.
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