ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈfȯ(r)məd.ē, -ətē, -i noun
( -es )
Etymology: Middle English uniformite, from Middle French uniformité, from Late Latin uniformitat-, uniformitas, from Latin uniformis uniform + -itat-, -itas -ity — more at uniform
1. : the quality or state or an instance of being uniform (as by conformance to one pattern or adherence to one standard)
the insistence on uniformity in religion
a rule of uniformity that all duties, imposts, and excises shall be uniform throughout the U.S.
2. : the condition of having the constituent elements lacking in individuality or variability or so arranged as to give a uniform effect to the whole to which they belong ; often : sameness , monotony