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an·o·nym·i·ty

 (ăn′ə-nĭm′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. an·o·nym·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being unknown or unacknowledged.
2. One that is unknown or unacknowledged.

an•o•nym•i•ty

(ˌæn əˈnɪm ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being anonymous.
2. an anonymous person.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anonymity - the state of being anonymousanonymity - the state of being anonymous  
obscurity - an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known; "he worked in obscurity for many years"

anonymity

noun
1. namelessness, innominateness Both mother and daughter have requested anonymity.
2. unremarkability or unremarkableness, characterlessness, unsingularity the anonymity of the rented room

anonymity

noun
The quality or state of being obscure:
Translations
مَجْهولِيَّة
anonymita
anonymitet
névtelenség
nafnleysi; nafnleynd
anonimiškumasbeveidiškumas
anonymita
kimliği bilinmeme

anonymity

[ˌænəˈnɪmɪtɪ] Nanonimato m
to preserve one's anonymitypermanecer en el anonimato
the anonymity of rented roomslo anónimo de las habitaciones de alquiler

anonymity

[ˌænɒˈnɪmɪti] n (remaining unnamed)anonymat m

anonymity

nAnonymität f

anonymity

[ˌænəˈnɪmɪtɪ] nanonimato

anonymous

(əˈnonəməs) adjective
without the name of the author, giver etc being known or given. The donor wished to remain anonymous; an anonymous poem.
aˈnonymously adverb
anonymity (ӕnəˈniməti) noun
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While denying a tax whistleblower's appeal of an IRS award rejection, the Tax Court agreed to grant the whistleblower anonymity in court proceedings and to redact identifying information from the case record.
London, Feb 22 ( ANI ): Ryan Giggs has finally given up all rights to anonymity in the High Court over his alleged affair with Imogen Thomas.