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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
References in classic literature ?
We all recognise," he added, with a bow, "the necessities which force the most famous of us to live sometimes in the shadow of anonymity.
JON Venables' own lawyer has backed a call for the child killer's state-protected anonymity to be lifted, saying: "He's had his chance.
JON Venables' own lawyer has backed a call for the killer's stateprotected anonymity to be lifted, saying: "He's had his chance.
Supreme Court described anonymity as a "shield from the tyranny of the majority" and noted that it "exemplifies the purpose behind the Bill of Rights and the First Amendment.
But the penal provision punishing anonymity is too big a boot for stamping out ants.
Identity privacy is sometimes referred to as anonymity, pseudonymity or unlinkability with personally identifiable information.
Tory MP Mark Pritchard has called for a review on anonymity in rape cases after a "vindictive and outrageous" allegation against him was dropped by Metropolitan Police due to insufficient evidence.
The law currently states that people who allege they are victims of sexual offences - including rape - are entitled to life-long anonymity.
Anonymous speech may seem like the spawn of recent technology, but in truth there's a long history of anonymity being used for a positive purpose.
Some scholars have emphasized that a feeling of anonymity is one of the motivations leading to an increased pursuit of sexual material by individuals (Joinson, 1998).
A study published earlier this year in Journalism Practice found a significant correlation between anonymity and civility in online comments posted by newspaper readers.
PSE) is considering the possible implementation of broker anonymity this year, earlier than the original planned roll-out of March, 2015.