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identity

i·den·ti·ty

identity

 
pronunciation:
aI den tih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: identities
definition 1: all of those characteristics by which a person or thing is known to be himself, herself, or itself.
synonyms:
character, individuality, personality, personhood
similar words:
being, ego, role, self, singularity, uniqueness
definition 2: the condition of being exactly the same as another person or thing.
synonyms:
sameness, similitude
similar words:
congruence, equivalence, oneness, synonymity, uniformity
definition 3: likeness or a point of likeness; similarity.
We share identities of appearance and desire.
synonyms:
analogy, correspondence, likeness, resemblance, similarity, similitude
antonyms:
diversity
similar words:
coincidence, congruence, semblance, synonymy
Word History
Identity comes from a Latin word that means "over and over again."