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particularity

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noun, par·tic·u·lar·i·ty \pə(r)-ˌti-kyə-ˈla-rə-tē also (ˌ)pär-\

Simple Definition of particularity

  • : a small detail

  • : a quality or feature that makes a person or thing different from others

  • : careful attention to detail

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of particularity

plural particularities

  1. 1 a :  a minute detail :  particular b :  an individual characteristic :  peculiarity; also :  singularity

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being particular as distinguished from universal

  3. 3 a :  attentiveness to detail :  exactness b :  the quality or state of being fastidious in behavior or expression

Examples of particularity in a sentence

  1. The actors studied all of the particularities of the script.

  2. the special particularities of the South

  3. The particularities of the job take some time to get used to.

  4. She described the scene with great particularity.



1528

First Known Use of particularity

1528

Rhymes with particularity


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