noun, plural u·ni·ties.
- the number one; a quantity regarded as one.
- identity(def 9).
Origin of unity
Synonyms for unity
Antonyms for unity
Related Words for unityunanimity, peace, agreement, consensus, unification, harmony, identity, integrity, solidarity, unison, individuality, alliance, concord, consent, concurrence, integral, homogeneity, sameness, consonance, uniformity
Examples from the Web for unity
Contemporary Examples of unity
The whir of the circling NYPD helicopter muffled their chants calling for unity and calling out police brutality.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC
December 28, 2014
The pulse of the music gives the film a thrilling kind of unity.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession
November 22, 2014
But the unity deal failed to materialize after the Palestinian Authority declined to pay the salaries of Hamas civil servants.Senators: Take Gaza Away From Hamas
September 22, 2014
But that lack of unity may be what gives Ehrlich an opportunity.
The lack of unity is “inexcusable and lets our party down,” he said.
Historical Examples of unity
The unity of all who dwell in freedom is their only sure defense.
In the orderly transfer of power, we celebrate the unity that keeps us free.
Let us create together a new national spirit of unity and trust.
If peril could bring about unity God could bring it about even more effectively.The Conquest of Fear
Unity of opinion is not necessary to confident friendship and warm love.Weighed and Wanting
noun plural -ties
- the number or numeral one
- a quantity assuming the value of onethe area of the triangle was regarded as unity
- the element of a set producing no change in a number following multiplication
Word Origin for unity
c.1300, from Anglo-French unite, Old French unite (c.1200), from Latin unitatem (nominative unitas) "oneness, sameness, agreement," from unus "one" (see one).