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anonymity

[an-uh-nim-i-tee] /ˌæn əˈnɪm ɪ ti/
noun, plural anonymities.
1.
the state or quality of being anonymous.
2.
an anonymous person:
some fine poetry attributed to anonymities.
Origin of anonymity
1810-1820
1810-20; anonym(ous) + -ity, or < French anonymité
Related forms
nonanonymity, noun
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n.

1820; see anonym + -ity. In same sense anonymousness is recorded from 1802.

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