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.’
- ‘Perhaps this is just a natural part of the progression of our society, technology driving us towards increasing global homogeneity.’
- ‘At the same time, the ideas and policies that stressed cultural uniformity and homogeneity persisted.’
- ‘As melting techniques are continually improved, greater homogeneity can be expected.’
- ‘No, this is a country of handmade, individual wines whose greatest asset is diversity, not homogeneity.’
- ‘The size and prospective design of the study and the socioeconomic homogeneity of the cohort minimise both random and systematic error.’
Early 17th century: from medieval Latin homogeneitas, from homogeneus (see homogeneous) + -ity.
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