[ hoh-muh-juh-nee-i-tee, hom-uh- ]
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  1. composition from like parts, elements, or characteristics; state or quality of being homogeneous.

Origin of homogeneity

1615–25; <Medieval Latin homogeneitās, equivalent to homogene(us) homogeneous + -itās-ity
  • Also ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ness [hoh-muh-jee-nee-uhs-nis, -jeen-yuhs-, hom-uh-]. /ˌhoʊ məˈdʒi ni əs nɪs, -ˈdʒin yəs-, ˌhɒm ə-/.

Other words from homogeneity

  • non·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ty, noun

Words Nearby homogeneity

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How to use homogeneity in a sentence

  • homogeneity and like-mindedness are, as explanations of the social behavior of men and animals, very closely related concepts.

  • homogeneity of material must be obtained, having regard to expansion and contraction.

    The Turkish Bath | Robert Owen Allsop

Cultural definitions for homogeneity


[ (hoh-muh-juh-nee-uh-tee, hoh-muh-juh-nay-uh-tee) ]

Cultural, social, biological, or other similarities within a group. (Compare heterogeneity.)

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