unanimous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unanimous in complete agreement "a unanimous decision"
    • adj unanimous acting together as a single undiversified whole "a solid voting bloc"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Unanimous Being of one mind; agreeing in opinion, design, or determination; consentient; not discordant or dissentient; harmonious; as, the assembly was unanimous; the members of the council were unanimous . "Both in one faith unanimous ."
    • Unanimous Formed with unanimity; indicating unanimity; having the agreement and consent of all; agreed upon without the opposition or contradiction of any; as, a unanimous opinion; a unanimous vote.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unanimous Being of one mind; agreeing in opinion or determination; consentient.
    • unanimous Formed with unanimity; exhibiting unanimity: as, a unanimous vote.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unanimous of one mind: agreeing in opinion or will: done with the agreement of all
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Quotations

  • Marcus T. Cicero
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    “Great is the power, great is the authority of a senate that is unanimous in its opinions.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. unanimus, unanimis,; unus, one + animus, mind: cf. F. unanime,. See Unit, and Animate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. unus, one, animus, mind.

Usage

In literature:

The free information bureau was unanimous.
"The River and I" by John G. Neihardt
The ascendancy will come of itself when the unanimity is attained, without which it is neither desirable nor possible.
"August Comte and Positivism" by John-Stuart Mill
Meanwhile in Otho's camp there was no longer any doubt of the 36 soldiers' unanimity.
"Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II" by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
Unanimous = unuvocxa, unuanima.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
When the servants were interrogated they were all unanimous in declaring that with the exception of Soyer and Mlle.
"The House of the Combrays" by G. le Notre
Never was so efficient, so well-disciplined, so unanimous a chorus heard or seen before on the English stage.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
I don't think I shood like to live in a unanimous Dimocratic community.
"“Swingin Round the Cirkle.”" by Petroleum V. Nasby
Both are ascribed to Luke by the unanimous testimony of the ancient church.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
On each occasion Mr. Lewis's rooms were unanimously selected.
"Berry And Co." by Dornford Yates
He is unanimous on few debatable matters.
"Observations of an Orderly" by Ward Muir
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In poetry:


I once Afghans acquire the grace
Of unanimity
Aged Khushal will thereupon
Become a youth again
"As I Look On" by Khoshal Khan Khattak
And the Calmuc envoy sent,
As before to take their dues all,
Got, to his astonishment,
A unanimous refusal!
"The Legend Of St. Sophia Of Kioff" by William Makepeace Thackeray

And yet Afghans, in all their deeds,
Are better than the Moguls;
but unanimity they lack,
and there's is the pity of it.
"As I Look On" by Khoshal Khan Khattak
Yet, though with Wit's imperishable bays
Enwreath'd, he held an uncontested throne;
Though circling climes, unanimous in praise,
Confirm'd the partial suffrage of his own:
"Sheridan" by Thomas Gent

In news:

The Bluejays fell two points short of being a unanimous pick.
The Dallas City Council unanimously approved an agreement Wednesday for a $4 million floating boathouse on White Rock Lake.
(Portland, Ore.) – The PSU Foundation Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the.
The schools board of trustees made it official Friday morning in a unanimous vote giving the coach a seven-year contract that pays him over $1.7 million annually.
The county commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to offer the new service.
The school board unanimously gave approval to the first reading to the proposed policies last week.
The board voted unanimously to approve the amendment following a public hearing at the North Elba Town Hall Monday morning.
Both now have the right to appeal the Certificate of Need Review Board's vote, which was unanimous for each project.
In a unanimous vote, he became the latest contestant to get kicked out of Survivor: Marquesas.
PIERRE — A state environmental board voted unanimously Thursday, Sept 15 to approve a Texas company's request to extend the deadline for starting construction of a $10 billion oil refinery planned for southeastern South Dakota.
New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a more than $14 million renourishment project for both Carolina Beach and Kure Beach.
Bond issuance unanimously approved, Obamacare measure nets split decision.
The justices' unanimous opinion today upholds convictions and sentences of Gilbert Martinez Sr.
Trigg County's Fiscal Court unanimously approved both the FY 2009/2010 budget and the Trigg County Sheriff's Department fee pooling ordinance on second reading when it had its evening meeting on Monday.
AUBURN — Selectmen voted unanimously Nov.13 to grant an all-alcohol pouring license to the new J.
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In science:

This result came after many years of work assuming allmost unanimously the simple finite size scaling form.
Turbulent self-organized criticality
It may well be that the degree of unanimity described above will prove spurious, and that we will be left with the unsurprising situation that a complex phenomenon like AGN evolution can only be described simply when the samples are too small to show much of the detail.
The radio background: radio-loud galaxies at high and low redshifts
If the importance of the contribution is measured in shares, simple ma jority at the ESRF means at least 50% of the shares and the opposition of not more than half of the votes, each partner having one vote; unanimity means 2/3 of the shares and no opposition – abstentions always being possible.
TESLA Technical Design Report Part I: Executive Summary
There is no unanimous agreement on what QG ‘really’ is—what are its central questions, its main aims, its basic problems, or what ought to be ultimately resolved; hence the current ‘zoo’ of approaches to it.
`Iconoclastic', Categorical Quantum Gravity
Do QSOs (etc.) evolve? A firm and nearly unanimous yes, if you are asking whether there were more in the past, the comoving density peaking around z = 2.5 (Richards et al. 2006; Brown et al. 2006b).
Astrophysics in 2006
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