individuality

noun in·di·vid·u·al·i·ty \ ˌin-də-ˌvi-jə-ˈwa-lə-tē \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of individuality

plural individualities
1 a :total character peculiar to and distinguishing an individual from others
2 archaic :the quality or state of being indivisible
3 :separate or distinct existence

Examples of individuality in a Sentence

  1. She uses her clothing to express her individuality.

  2. materials that highlight the individuality of each piece in the collection

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First Known Use of individuality

1600


INDIVIDUALITY Defined for English Language Learners

individuality

noun

Definition of individuality for English Language Learners

  • : the quality that makes one person or thing different from all others


INDIVIDUALITY Defined for Kids

individuality

noun in·di·vid·u·al·i·ty \ ˌin-də-ˌvi-jə-ˈwa-lə-tē \

Definition of individuality for Students

:the qualities that make one person or thing different from all others


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