- the state or quality of being unanimous; a consensus or undivided opinion: The unanimity of the delegates was obvious on the first ballot.
Origin of unanimity
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harmony, unity, unison, concert.
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Examples from the Web for unanimity
Perhaps some of this unanimity arises out of practical concerns.Even Conservative Evangelical Support Couldn’t Save Immigration Reform
July 6, 2014
The lion has lain down with the lamb, in other words, and the unanimity seems so surreal that I might as well keep dreaming.The Supremes Get It Right, Naturally.
June 14, 2013
Except the unanimity Abrams relies on simply does not exist.Elliott Abrams's Truth Problem
January 9, 2013
There is no unanimity of opinion or practice concerning the history of education.College Teaching
It is because on matters of morals there is no unanimity of opinion as there is in regard to crime.The Task of Social Hygiene
In England the Church was the church of the majority, of almost the unanimity of the nation.The Ontario High School Reader
We note the unanimity with which your Majesty and the cardinal write.Lucretia Borgia
Nothing short of unanimity at Westminster could have worked that miracle.William Pitt and the Great War
John Holland Rose
Word Origin and History for unanimity
mid-15c., from Old French unanimite (14c.), from Latin unanimitas, from unanimus (see unanimous).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper