- Word History
|part of speech:
||in complete agreement, as a number or group of people.
We are unanimous in our opinion that the governor should be impeached.
- similar words:
||exhibiting, based on, or characterized by complete agreement.
Upon hearing the news, they breathed a unanimous sigh of relief.She was elected to the council by a unanimous vote.
||unanimously (adv.), unanimity (n.), unanimousness (n.)
comes from unanimus
, a Latin word that means "of one mind."