Definition of originality
1 : the quality or state of being original
2 : freshness of aspect, design, or style
3 : the power of independent thought or constructive imagination
Examples of originality in a sentence
Critics have praised the movie's startling originality.
I was amazed by the originality of her ideas.
First Known Use of originality
ORIGINALITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of originality for English Language Learners
: the quality of being new and different in a good and appealing way
ORIGINALITY Defined for Kids
Definition of originality for Students
: the quality or state of being creative or new and different
Legal Definition of originality
: the quality or fact of being the product of individual creation that warrants copyright protection for a particular work regardless of novelty
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