Origin of uniformity
Examples from the Web for uniformity
The first time the New Zealanders played, Murray Dunn looked up into the stands and was amazed at the uniformity of it all.How to Hide a Famine with Ping-Pong
January 9, 2014
Ruth felt she could chip away at it with a sharp tool and reveal nothing more than the uniformity of its composition.Caught in Her Mind: Fiona McFarlane’s ‘The Night Guest’
October 7, 2013
“Maybe,” she hints, “Congress had something different in mind than uniformity” when it passed DOMA.Justices Dance Around Procedure, but DOMA Is Still About Discrimination
March 27, 2013
This lack of uniformity should weigh heavily in favor of the justices accepting at least one of the DOMA cases.The Supreme Court Set to Enter the Gay-Marriage Debate
November 29, 2012
It dispensed with claims that DOMA would protect “uniformity of marriage” or the “traditional understanding of marriage.”DOMA Ruling Seems Good For Gays, But Supreme Court May Not Buy It
October 18, 2012
A heavy flywheel was attached to give it uniformity of motion.Heroes of the Telegraph
All causes are not conjoined to their usual effects with like uniformity.
Such a uniformity in every particular, is found in no part of nature.
But man was not born for the indolence of pleasure and the uniformity of fruition.Imogen
But in political affairs there cannot be uniformity of circumstances.Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics
William Thomas Thornton
- a state or condition in which everything is regular, homogeneous, or unvarying
- lack of diversity or variation, esp to the point of boredom or monotony; sameness
Word Origin and History for uniformity
early 15c., from Old French uniformite (14c.), from Late Latin uniformitatem (nominative uniformitas), from Latin uniformis (see uniform (adj.)).