Anonymity (noun)

  1. The state of being anonymous.
  2. The state of being unknown or unacknowledged.


Mid 16th century (in the sense "namelessness, obscurity"): from anonymous + -ity.


  1. The witness was granted anonymity.
  2. He preferred to publish his research under a pseudonym to maintain his anonymity.
  3. Online anonymity can be both a blessing and a curse.
  4. People are often more willing to share personal information online when they are granted anonymity.
  5. The author published the book under a pseudonym to preserve his anonymity.
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