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The anonym had, like Scott, shirked, and had maintained his anonymity.

Referring to my remarks on the use of the word "anonym," I may point out that this is not the correct title of Barbier's work.

An′onym, a person whose name is not given: a pseudonym; Anonym′ity, the quality or state of being anonymous.

You cannot express a negation such as this by a distinctive term like "anonym."

Ein Beitrag zur Zeitgeschichte und zum neueren deutschen Staatsrechte, anonym.

WORD ORIGIN

1812, "nameless person," from French anonyme, from Latin anonymus, from Greek anonymos "without a name" (see anonymous). Meaning "fictitious name" is recorded from 1866.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANONYM

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