- 1the state of remaining unknown to most other people Names of people in the book were changed to preserve anonymity. the anonymity of the city (= where people do not know each other) He agreed to give an interview on condition of anonymity (= if his name was not mentioned). The person donating the money insisted on complete anonymity. Anyone providing information to the police will be guaranteed anonymity.
- 2 the state of not having any unusual or interesting features the anonymity of the hotel's decor