homogeneous homogeneous  /ˌhoʊ mə ˈdʒi ni əs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) all of the same or similar kind or nature

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The homogeneous composition of the athletes made administering of the oath easier.
  2. There is a real danger in treating all ESL students as a homogeneous group as there are different levels of proficiency of the English learners.
  3. All policies to get help the homeless have failed because the homeless are inaccurately treated as a homogeneous group.

News

  1. Father Sommer Leaves St. Brigid’s

    When Msgr. Ralph Sommer became pastor of St. Brigid’s Church, Westbury, 12 years ago, it was quite a change. “I had served at a parish out in Hauppauge, St. Thomas More,” a fairly homogeneous parish, said Msgr. Sommer, known to parishioners as “Father Sommer” or “Father Ralph.” In Westbury, he found great diversity. “We have 11 Masses in four languages — Spanish, Creole, Italian, and English ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Garden City Life

  2. Shailene Woodley & Theo James: 'Divergent' EW Cover!

    Check out Shailene Woodley and Theo James preview their highly-anticipated film adaptation of Divergent on the cover of Entertainment Weekly! Based on Vernoica Roth‘s novel of the same name, the film takes place in a futuristic dystopia, where a teenager seeks to break free from her homogeneous society that divides people based on human traits. [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

Quotes

  1. "The answer is exchanges of land and populations and making a homogeneous, Jewish country as much as possible," said Lieberman, who lives in a West Bank settlement.
    on Nov 5, 2006 By: Avigdor Lieberman Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Compared to Iraq's sectarian violence, Pace said, "Afghanistan's societal approach to defeating the enemy is much more homogeneous and therefore it's a step ahead as far as being able to pull the nation together, keep it tied together and get on...
    on Jul 18, 2006 By: Gen Peter Pace Source: 940 News

  3. "What might look like a vast mantle of homogeneous green is actually a multicolored mosaic," said Lovejoy, who is president of the The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment in Washington, DC, and the founder of the...
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: Thomas Lovejoy Source: Environment News Service

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