Definition of GENERALITY

an idea or statement about all of the members of a group or all the instances of a situation <the idea that all boys are naturally messy is a gross generality>
the main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts <an important but little-known Scottish inventor whose work was never appreciated by the generality of the public>
the largest part or quantity of something <the generality of that high school's students will go on to college>
Antonyms minority

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