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unanimity

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Definition everyone being of one mind (agreeing)
  • The existence of a democratic society governed by the rule of law implies a lack of unanimity on almost every aspect of the public agenda. Compromise on public issues is the price of civilization, not an abrogation of principle.
    Alan Greenspan  --  The Age of Turbulence
  • "Well, about that unanimity, that's another thing, one may say," said the prince.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Their prudence, unanimity, unacquaintedness with fear, and their love of their country, would amply supply all defects in the military art.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver's Travels
  • Wonderful party, wonderful games, wonderful unanimity, won-der-ful happiness!
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • Fortunately little is left of me that can die physically, and as for the rest, all our religions display a pleasant unanimity of optimism.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • George Norris was saddened by the near unanimity with which "my own people condemned me .... and asserted that I was misrepresenting my state."
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • But still unanimity was far from prevailing.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • The other gentlemen had exchanged glances which expressed unanimity as to the timeliness of their presence.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • There was no more unanimity in the North on waging war to keep the Union than there had been in the South on seceding to destroy it.
    Richard Hofstadter  --  Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth
  • "No, they shall be lashed," said Unanimity 7-3304, "till there is nothing left under the lashes."
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem
  • But the decision was correct, and the unanimity of the judges had its justification in the excellence of the sonnet.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • In the course of the year, however, there had been a change in the public sentiment, of which the unanimity at Dollop's was an index.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • This eloquent discharge opened the floodgates of enthusiasm again, and the election was carried with thundering unanimity.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd'nhead Wilson
  • Over us all broods a splendid unanimity.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • As stubborn as the granite of their mountains, they, almost in unanimity, refuse to yield.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • "You see," the attorney Giuliani said, "not only is there no comfort in unanimity, but they cannot even achieve it."
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • In all these cases, however, unanimity and the sanction of their constituents are requisite.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • What does he offer in opposition to this overwhelming unanimity?
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Even among the opposition, there wasgrowing agreement on the need for unanimity, "harmony," a healing of disputes.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • The nation seems to be governed by a single principle, and the prevailing party assumes the credit of having restored peace and unanimity to the country.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1

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