homogeneity homogeneity  /ˌhɑ mə dʒə ˈni ə ti/


  1. (n) the quality of being similar or comparable in kind or nature
  2. (n) the quality of being of uniform throughout in composition or structure


  1. Denmark's homogeneity affords a unique combination of flexibility and cohesiveness.
  2. Nor is there much homogeneity between the three provinces.
  3. The organizers of the Green Village deny they are sacrificing local color for the sake of municipal homogeneity.



  1. "Then I realised there was a worrying contrast between the very dense writing of these poems and my lightness: my texts seemed really poor, the whole thing lost its homogeneity, and so I just kept the poems," Bruni says.
    on Jan 21, 2007 By: Carla Bruni Source: The Australian

  2. "This document is intended to outline practices that will promote covered bond market simplicity and homogeneity, using high quality mortgages as collateral," said Paulson. "It is a starting point and complements the FDIC final policy...
    on Jul 29, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Best Syndication

  3. "The various land swap plans," Arad writes, "proposing a tradeoff of territories aim to increase ethnic homogeneity...... [so that] the Jewish majority would remain at 81 percent until 2050."
    on May 19, 2009 By: Uzi Arad Source: Mondoweiss (blog)

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