Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being anonymous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being anonymous.

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  • noun The state or quality of being anonymous.

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Examples

  • I don't mind criticism, but the anonymousness makes me want to slug somebody.

    daguerreotypical

  • Among these, each of whom has his name and place, there moved others, almost unknown, or hidden under an impenetrable anonymousness.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • Spectator did sell a few copies of Erewhon, but then it was such a very strong one and the anonymousness of the book stimulated curiosity.

    The Note-Books of Samuel Butler

  • There was a certain silk evening dress, of singular and indescribably lovely tint, -- a tea-rose pink; just the color of the blush and creaminess that mingle themselves into such delicious anonymousness in the exquisite flower.

    The Other Girls

  • If the anonymousness were taken away, the press would lose much of its power; but then, why should it not lose a portion of its power, if that portion is only built upon some delusion?

    Friends in Council — First Series

  • It must be recollected, however, that this anonymousness (to coin a word) may not only be useful to protect us from any abuse of power, but that at least it takes away that temptation to discuss things in an insufficient manner which arises from personal fear of giving offence.

    Friends in Council — First Series

  • We may become wise enough and well-managed enough to do without this anonymousness: we may not.

    Friends in Council — First Series

  • Fearful and self-suspicious as I always feel, when I seem to see an error of judgment in Shakspeare, yet I cannot reconcile the cool, and, as Warburton calls it, 'rational and consequential,' reflection in these lines with the anonymousness, or the alarm, of this Gentleman or

    Literary Remains, Volume 2

  • Warburton calls it, “rational and consequential,” reflection in these lines with the anonymousness, or the alarm, of this Gentleman or

    Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher

  • For the sake of anonymousness, let's name the caller Jay.

    Safat: The KuwaitBlogs' Aggregator

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