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generalization

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Synonyms and Antonyms of generalization

  1. an idea or statement about all of the members of a group or all the instances of a situation <the generalization that children who like violent entertainment grow up to be violent criminals> Synonyms concept, conception, generality, notion, stereotype Related Words bromide, cliché (also cliche), commonplace, platitude, truism; adage, proverb, saw, saying; hypothesis, proposition, theory; oversimplification, simplification, simplism



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