[ yoo-nuh-nim-i-tee ]
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  1. 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

1400–50; late Middle English unanimite<Middle French <Latin ūnanimitās, equivalent to ūnanim(us) unanimous + -itās-ity

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How to use unanimity in a sentence

  • The lion has lain down with the lamb, in other words, and the unanimity seems so surreal that I might as well keep dreaming.

  • Except the unanimity Abrams relies on simply does not exist.

  • In respect to the measures which should be adopted to achieve the end desired, there was not the same unanimity.

  • It transpired, when the men came up, that there was no unanimity about going to Government House.

    Hilda | Sarah Jeanette Duncan
  • It rises and falls, ceases suddenly, then goes on again with an extraordinary effect of unanimity.

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • The rest say, with entire unanimity, "Hit 's des de ole Witch-Rabbit w'at you done year'd talk un 'fo' now."

    Nights With Uncle Remus | Joel Chandler Harris
  • unanimity is impossible; and the rule of a majority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible.