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Meaning of SOLIDARITY

Pronunciation:  `sâli'dareetee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group
 

SOLIDARITY is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: commonality, commonness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sol`i*dar"i*ty\, n. [F. solidarit['e], fr. solide.
See {Solid}.]
An entire union or consolidation of interests and
responsibilities; fellowship; community.

      Solidarity [a word which we owe to the French
      Communists], signifies a fellowship in gain and loss,
      in honor and dishonor, in victory and defeat, a being,
      so to speak, all in the same boat.       --Trench.

      The solidarity . . . of Breton and Welsh poetry. --M.
                                               Arnold.

 

 

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