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generality

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of generality

  1. 1 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 Synonyms of generality concept, conception, generalization, notion, stereotypeWords Related to generality bromide, cliché (also cliche), commonplace, platitude, truism; adage, proverb, saw, saying; hypothesis, proposition, theory; oversimplification, simplification, simplism

  2. 2 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 Synonyms of generality brunt, bulk, chief, core, body, heft [archaic], main, mass, staple, weightWords Related to generality majority; aggregate, amount, entirety, quantum, sum, sum total, total, totality, whole; bottom, essence, essentiality, marrow, meat, nature, pith, quintessence, root, soul, stuff, substance; center, heart, hub, kernel, middle, nucleus, nut, seat; affair, argument, burden, crux, focus, gist, nub, pitch, point, purport; matter, motif, subject, text, theme, topicNear Antonyms of generality accessory (also accessary), adjunct, appendage, extension, offshoot; component, constituent, element, ingredient; division, part, piece, section, segment; angle, aspect, facet, feature, quality, side

  3. 3 the largest part or quantity of something the generality of that high school's students will go on to college Synonyms of generality bulk, majority, lion's share, mass, preponderanceWords Related to generality plurality; maximum, most; abundance, heap, loads, lot, much, oodles, plenty, profusion, reams, scads, wealthNear Antonyms of generality couple, few, handful, smattering, sprinkling; least, minimumAntonyms of generality minority



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