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Definition of "sameness" [same•ness]

  • The quality or condition of being the same. (noun)
  • A lack of variety or change; monotony. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sameness" in a sentence
  • "But there is a certain sameness, a certain smoothing out of variation, among Hollywood actors, and I don't see why we should settle for that in our inspiration to prose."
  • "In general though, there is too much average, mediocre, and dull to be found here, and a certain sameness of tone perhaps in the inferior examples."
  • "Rather mire in sameness, then admit to defeat .... hopefully you will come to your senses and make the right decision."