homogeneity

[ hoh-muh-juh-nee-i-tee, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ mə dʒəˈni ɪ ti, ˌhɒm ə- /

noun

composition from like parts, elements, or characteristics; state or quality of being homogeneous.

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Also ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ness [hoh-muh-jee-nee-uh s-nis, -jeen-yuh s-, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈdʒi ni əs nɪs, -ˈdʒin yəs-, ˌhɒm ə-/.

Origin of homogeneity

1615–25; < Medieval Latin homogeneitās, equivalent to homogene(us) homogeneous + -itās -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM homogeneity

non·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ty, noun
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Cultural definitions for nonhomogeneity

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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