uniformity

Have you ever noticed that even though you and your friend have different history teachers, you are both learning the same thing? That is because of the uniformity, or consistency, of the curriculum.

Think about the word uniform. When you see police officers or students in uniform, it makes them all kind of look the same. If things don't change, you can say there is uniformity. Uniformity can be a good or a bad thing. A uniformity in TV shows would be boring. On the other hand, you would like to see uniformity among the standards of medical schools, so you know all doctors are qualified.

DEFINITIONS OF: uniformity

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n the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)

Synonyms:
uniformness
Antonyms:
nonuniformity
the quality of being diverse and interesting
Types:
homogeneity, homogeneousness
the quality of being similar or comparable in kind or nature
consistence, consistency
a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
Type of:
similarity
the quality of being similar

n a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying

Types:
homogeneity
the quality of being of uniform throughout in composition or structure
Type of:
regularity
the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
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