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unanimity

Definition:

everyone being of one mind

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Related to:

unanimous

Plural:

unanimities

Type of:

agreement » harmony » order » state

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Old French unanimite (14th century), from Latin unanimitas, from unanimus.
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Unanimity

agreement by all people in a given situation. When unanimous, everybody is of the same mind and acting together as one. Though unlike uniformity, it does not constitute absolute agreement. Many groups consider unanimous decisions a sign of agreement, ... (39 of 1103 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Unanimity

Collins Dictionary:

unanimity | unanimousness | unanimous | unanimously [adverb, derived]

when there is unanimity among a group of people, they all agree about something or all vote for the same thing | in complete or absolute agreement | ... (26 of 400 words, 3 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/unanimity

Merriam-Webster:

unanimity | accord [synonym] | concurrence [synonym] | concurrency [synonym] | consensus [synonym] | agreement [synonym] | unison [synonym] | accession [similar] | adhesion [similar] | ...

the quality or state of being unanimous (7 of 94 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/unanimity

Oxford Dictionary:

unanimity | consensus [synonym]

agreement by all people involved; consensus (6 of 38 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/unanimity

Macmillan British Dictionary:

unanimity [uncountable]

complete agreement among all the members of a group (9 of 33 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/unanimity

New World Dictionary:

unanimous | unanimity [noun, related] | unanimously [adverb, related]

agreeing completely; united in opinion | showing, or based on, complete agreement (11 of 33 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/unanimous

Random House Dictionary:

unanimity

the state or quality of being unanimous; a consensus or undivided opinion. (12 of 28 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/unanimity

Wiktionary:

unanimity | unanimities [plural]

The condition of agreement by all parties, the state of being unanimous. (12 of 13 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/unanimity

Cambridge Dictionary:

unanimity [formal]

the state of being unanimous (5 of 12 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/unanimity

American Heritage Dictionary:

unanimity

The condition of being unanimous. (5 of 8 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/unanimity

Encarta Dictionary:

agreement | agreements [plural]

a contract or arrangement, either written or verbal and sometimes enforceable by law | the state of having come to the same opinion or having made the ... (26 of 123 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861584241​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

unanimity

First use: mid-15th century

Origin: Old French unanimite (14th century), from Latin unanimitas, from unanimus.

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=unanimity

Collins Dictionary:

unanimity | unanimousness | unanimous

First use: 17th century

Origin: from Latin ūnanimus from ūnus one + animus mind

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/unanimity

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

unanimity | unanimousness | unanimous

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "unanimity"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/unanimity

Macmillan British Dictionary:

unanimity [uncountable]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "unanimity"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/unanimity

Macmillan American Dictionary:

unanimity [uncountable]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "unanimity"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/unanimity

Cambridge Dictionary:

unanimity [formal]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "unanimity"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "unanimity"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/unanimity

the Free Dictionary:

unanimity

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "unanimity"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "unanimity"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "unanimity" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/unanimity

Google Dictionary:

unanimity

Audio: English pronunciation of "unanimity"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

unanimity

Audio: North American pronunciation of "unanimity"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=unanim​01 word=unanimity

YourDictionary Audio:

unanimity

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "unanimity" by speech synthesizer

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