unanimous

[ yoo-nan-uh-muh s ]
/ yuˈnæn ə məs /

adjective

of one mind; in complete agreement; agreed.
characterized by or showing complete agreement: a unanimous vote.

Nearby words

  1. unamuno,
  2. unamuno, miguel de,
  3. unamused,
  4. unaneled,
  5. unanimity,
  6. unanimously,
  7. unannounced,
  8. unanswerable,
  9. unanswered,
  10. unanticipated

Origin of unanimous

1615–25; < Latin ūnanim(us) (ūn(us) one + animus mind, heart, feeling) + -ous

Related forms
Can be confusedanomalous anonymous euonymus unanimous

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British Dictionary definitions for unanimous

unanimous

/ (juːˈnænɪməs) /

adjective

in complete or absolute agreement
characterized by complete agreementa unanimous decision
Derived Formsunanimously, adverbunanimity (ˌjuːnəˈnɪmɪtɪ) or unanimousness, noun

Word Origin for unanimous

C17: from Latin ūnanimus from ūnus one + animus mind

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Word Origin and History for unanimous

unanimous

adj.

1610s, from Latin unanimus "of one mind," from unus "one" (see one) + animus "mind" (see animus). Related: Unanimously.

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