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homogeneous

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Definition consisting of elements that are all of the same or similar kind
  • They are a close-knit homogeneous group.
homogeneous = consisting of elements that are all of the same or similar kind
  • Many worry that large companies are destroying individual cultures and creating a homogeneous world devoid of local flavor and interest.
  • It is ironic that while increased travel has made the world's people more homogeneous, it has made communities less so.
  • Scientists believe that all dogs arose from a fairly homogeneous population of wolves about 10,000 years ago.
  • Homogenized milk is named as such because it is processed so its cream stays mixed throughout the milk, rather than being left to settle at the top; i.e., there is one type of milk left instead of two.
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • They thrilled at discovering regional variations in art which they found a refreshing change from the homogeneous mainstream.
  • the current pastor, said a multinational congregation presents all sorts of problems that a more homogenous church would not.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • homogenous = consisting of elements that are all of the same or similar kind
  • The pristine campus and well-dressed kids had stunned me on my first visit—the Bronx was not the homogenous ghetto I thought it was.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • homogenous = consisting of elements that are all of the same
  • The uniform pounding of feet in my ears and the homogeneity of the people around me makes me believe that I could choose this.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • homogeneity = similarity (all of the same kind)
  • Even at the conference in Princeton, which was a highly homogenous group of people of similar age, education, and income — who were all, with a few exceptions, in the same profession — the range was enormous.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • homogenous = consisting of elements that are all of the same or similar kind
  • But what could they know of all this while they drifted so gently day by day in what they thought was a limitless and homogeneous ocean?
    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan  --  The Poison Belt
  • It was a homogenous group; nobody was much different from anyone else.
  • Fourier described "dimensional homogeneity" as prohibiting the addition or subtraction of terms that have different dimension. For example, ft./sec. cannot be added to lbs./ft.
  • Life became homogeneous again, instead of being made up of detached fragments.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  Anne of The Island
  • From one end to the other, it was homogeneous and compact.
    Hugo, Victor  --  Notre-Dame de Paris
  • And I am more and more convinced that it will be possible to demonstrate the homogeneous origin of all the tissues.
    Eliot, George  --  Middlemarch
  • The ancient art of Mesopotamia is homogeneous in style.
  • I found them a merry sight, the kind of homogeneous presence that makes people smile at airports.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • It tears down its history with wrecking balls, and builds something bland and homogenized in its place.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • Homogeneous grouping may be the prime suspect.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen

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