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homogeneity

[hoh-muh-juh-nee-i-tee, hom-uh-]
noun
  1. 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
Related formsnon·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ty, noun
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Word Origin and History for nonhomogeneity

homogeneity

n.

1620s, from homogene (see homogeneous) + -ity.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

nonhomogeneity in Culture

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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