Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being uniform, in any sense; absence of variation or difference.
  • noun Conformity among several or many to one pattern, plan, rule, etc.; resemblance, consonance, or agreement: as, the uniformity of different churches in ceremonies or rites.
  • noun Continued or unvaried sameness or likeness; monotony.

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

  • noun 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.
  • noun Consistency; sameness.
  • noun Similitude between the parts of a whole
  • noun Continued or unvaried sameness or likeness.
  • noun Conformity to a pattern or rule; resemblance, consonance, or agreement.
  • noun (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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being uniform, alike and lacking diversity.
  • noun The absence of alternativism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying
  • noun the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

uniform +‎ -ity

Examples

  • And, understanding the fact that the path we have chosen to bring about social and revolutionary changes in a novel way by analyzing all the revolutions and counter-revolutions of the 20th Century is what we call the uniformity in understanding.

    INTERVIEW WITH PRACHANDA

  • Such uniformity is a shame, especially given that competitions are increasingly billed as festivals that are as much a celebration of piano music as they are sporting events.

    More Play for Prizes

  • Obviously where uniformity is a particular option, such as the Special escort Group, then the ability to handle the bike wold be an option.

    Motorcycle Daydream « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Although these cases are distinguishable on the basis of differences in the applicable rules of civil procedure, more uniformity is needed to ensure that courts consistently strike an appropriate balance between privacy and reputational interests.

    Swartz v. Does: American and Canadian approaches to anonymity in internet defamation cases : Law is Cool

  • In everything, no matter what it may be, uniformity is undesirable.

    Vitro Nasu » 2006 » June

  • In everything, no matter what it may be, uniformity is undesirable.

    Keene Observation

  • Most conservatives (at least those I know) admit that there are race-to-the-bottom problems and interest in uniformity that warrant federal regulation, and this seems like one that is worthy of regulation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Federalism and Tort Reform:

  • Thus education is. gradually levelling society; its uniformity is the mightiest democracy, and I do not think myself uttering a parodox in saying, that the talents of women have done more for the equality of ranks, than all the decrees of our national assembly.

    Women's Sphere of Influence on Civilization (1837)

  • Thus education is. gradually levelling society; its uniformity is the mightiest democracy, and I do not think myself uttering a parodox in saying, that the talents of women have done more for the equality of ranks, than all the decrees of our national assembly.

    Archive 2003-05-01

  • Similarly, Kant argues that "'pure' in a simple mode of sensation means that its uniformity is neither troubled nor interrupted by any foreign sensation, and it belongs merely to the form" (§ 14, 60, translation modified).

    The Voice of Critique: Aesthetic Cognition After Kant,

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