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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 periodicals archive ?
The First Amendment right to be anonymous is restricted by these considerations, as it does not extend to criminal activity and can be limited when anonymous speech affects the rights of others.
The Bill of Rights provides basis for a right to anonymous speech.
The EFF rejected the victim's attorney claims, saying there are anonymous speech rights.
It considers issues not previously part of media law, such as non-traditional media actors including both citizen journalists and online content providers, anonymous speech, and foreign law.
Despite criticisms of Yik Yak, anonymous speech has a long tradition in America.
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.
Although the Supreme Court's groundbreaking Citizens United decision threw out blanket prohibitions on groups of people (including corporations) spending money on political speech (see Steve Simpson's article), (2) government remained legally free to require speakers to report their identities and expenditures, thereby outlawing anonymous speech.
It really disables spontaneous and anonymous speech by students and limits the ability of students to reach out to their peers in other areas of campus where students commonly gather," Hacker said.
So when you have campus administrators not believing there could possibly be value in anonymous speech, you have to wonder if they know the history of what Thomas Paine, Alexander Hamilton, or James Madison wrote uncredited.
20) Second, it will enable the Court to abandon its complex and necessarily speculative investigations into how great a contribution the press makes to public dialogue (and what degree of privilege is necessary to ensure that continued contribution), and allow it to draw instead upon deeply rooted and well-defined principles regarding the protection of anonymous speech, which have been acknowledged since the nation's founding.
The court traced the long tradition of anonymous speech in this