unanimity


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u·na·nim·i·ty

 (yo͞o′nə-nĭm′ĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of being unanimous.
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u•na•nim•i•ty

(ˌyu nəˈnɪm ɪ ti)

n.
the state or quality of being unanimous; a consensus or undivided opinion.
[1400–50; Middle English < Middle French < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unanimity - everyone being of one mindunanimity - everyone being of one mind    
accord, agreement - harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"
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unanimity

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unanimity

noun
The quality or condition of being in complete agreement or harmony:
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Translations
إجْماع
jednota
enighed
einróma samòykki
enhällighet

unanimity

[ˌjuːnəˈnɪmɪtɪ] Nunanimidad f
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unanimity

[ˌjuːnəˈnɪməti] nunanimité f
unanimity among → unanimité parmi
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unanimity

nEinmütigkeit f; (of decision also)Einstimmigkeit f
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unanimity

[juːnəˈnɪmɪtɪ] nunanimità
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unanimous

(juˈnӕniməs) adjective
having, or showing, complete agreement. The whole school was unanimous in its approval of the headmaster's plan.
uˈnanimously adverb
unaˈnimity (juːnə-) noun
complete agreement. Unanimity among politicians is rare.
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References in classic literature ?
"Frogs or no frogs, I'm not the editor of a paper and I don't want to defend them; but I am speaking of the unanimity in the intellectual world," said Sergey Ivanovitch, addressing his brother.
But we Folk of the Younger World lacked speech, and whenever we were so drawn together we precipitated babel, out of which arose a unanimity of rhythm that contained within itself the essentials of art yet to come.
In all these cases, however, unanimity and the sanction of their constituents are requisite.
There was one admirable trait in the general character of the Typees which, more than anything else, secured my admiration: it was the unanimity of feeling they displayed on every occasion.
It must increase your strength, riches, and trade; and by this union the whole island, being joined in affection and free from all apprehensions of different interest, will be ENABLED TO RESIST ALL ITS ENEMIES." "We most earnestly recommend to you calmness and unanimity in this great and weighty affair, that the union may be brought to a happy conclusion, being the only EFFECTUAL way to secure our present and future happiness, and disappoint the designs of our and your enemies, who will doubtless, on this occasion, USE THEIR UTMOST ENDEAVORS TO PREVENT OR DELAY THIS UNION."
He was a famous poet in his day, and the world recognised his genius with a unanimity which the greater complexity of modern life has rendered infrequent.
On such feelings, more or less dimly shared by all, the unanimity and general approval were founded with which, despite court influences, the popular choice of Kutuzov as commander in chief was received.
People who in former years habitually called upon me and invited me--or who, in the event of my absence, habitually wrote to me at this season--have abstained with a remarkable unanimity from calling, inviting, or writing now.
Now, if they would make the effort in good temper, could they not with nearly equal unanimity frame and pass a law by means of which to keep good that unanimous oath?
This project could not be of any great expense to the public; and might in my poor opinion, be of much use for the despatch of business, in those countries where senates have any share in the legislative power; beget unanimity, shorten debates, open a few mouths which are now closed, and close many more which are now open; curb the petulancy of the young, and correct the positiveness of the old; rouse the stupid, and damp the pert.
in the case of the excellent Adrienne, this conseille de famille was easily assembled, and possessed perfect unanimity. The wars, the guillotine and exile had reduced it to two, one of which was despotic in her government, so far as theory was concerned at least; possibly, at times, a little so in practice.
The old gentleman, the old lady, the pony, and the chaise, came up the street in perfect unanimity, until they arrived within some half a dozen doors of the Notary's house, when the pony, deceived by a brass-plate beneath a tailor's knocker, came to a halt, and maintained by a sturdy silence, that that was the house they wanted.