sameness

[seym-nis]

noun

the state or quality of being the same; identity; uniformity.
lack of variety; monotony.

Nearby words

  1. same here,
  2. same old story, the,
  3. same to you,
  4. same-sex,
  5. samekh,
  6. samey,
  7. samfoo,
  8. samhain,
  9. samhita,
  10. sami

Origin of sameness

First recorded in 1575–85; same + -ness

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British Dictionary definitions for sameness

sameness

noun

the state or quality of being the same
lack of change; monotony
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Word Origin and History for sameness

sameness

n.

1580s, from same + -ness.

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