Are you different? Or just the same? (II)👯‍♂️ 👭

Did you know that ‘HOMO’ means ‘same, similar’? 👩‍❤️‍💋‍👩

  • Homosexual (adj, n): /ˌhɒməʊˈsɛkʃʊəl/ having sexual or romantic attraction to persons of the same sex. 🏳️‍🌈
  • Approximately 4% of the population are homosexuals.
  • Homosexuality (n): /ˌhɒməʊsɛkʃʊəˈalɪti/ The quality or characteristic of being sexually attracted solely to people of one’s own sex. 👬
  • It is hard to imagine how difficult it was for the man to openly admit his homosexuality. 👭

  • Homogeneous (adj): /ˌhɒmə(ʊ)ˈdʒiːnɪəs/ Of the same kind; alike.
  • A homogeneous society. 👥
  • Heterogeneity (n): The quality or state of being all the same or all of the same kind.
  • After a few days now, I’ve begun to find the homogeneity of this city a little boring.
  • Homogenize (v): To homogenize is to make something the same, or similar.
  • The two liquids homogenized in the blender. 🥝 🍉

  • Homonym (n): A homonym is a word that is said or spelled the same way as another word but has a different meaning. 🗣
  • “Write” and “right” is a good example of a pair of homonyms.

Memory tip!

  • Homo: Imagine you come “Homo” and found many copies of you (yes, people who look and speak like you) running around! 👯

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