- Sameness Same"ness, n.
1. The state of being the same; identity; absence of
difference; near resemblance; correspondence; similarity;
as, a sameness of person, of manner, of sound, of
appearance, and the like. ``A sameness of the terms.''
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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