- the state or quality of being the same; identity; uniformity.
- lack of variety; monotony.
Origin of sameness
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Examples from the Web for sameness
Such photos generally blur into the sameness of routine, but this particular one is unexpectedly stirring.The President and the Tow Truck Driver
September 25, 2014
There is, from year to year, a sameness to the dire threats from Pyongyang.North Korea Threatens War, and South Korea Wants Revenge
Gordon G. Chang
April 11, 2013
But eventually that commitment to ubiquity and sameness killed the company.Can Walmart Change?
November 29, 2012
But Sanchez is optimistic about his future, which is a good sign for the media, which needs a shock to its sameness.Rick Sanchez Licks His Wounds
January 9, 2011
There is necessarily a sameness in the records of these pestilences.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
The human mind is a sort of reflection of this, having ideas of Being, Sameness, and the like.Sophist
There is no sameness of existence, but the new mortality is always taking the place of the old.Symposium
And sameness has been shown to be of a nature distinct from oneness?
But how can that which does not partake of sameness, have either the same measures or have anything else the same?
- the state or quality of being the same
- lack of change; monotony
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Word Origin and History for sameness
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