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particularity

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1 careful thoroughness of detail
  • with great particularity she described the qualities she's looking for in a boyfriend

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2 a single piece of information
  • I can't comment without knowing the particularities of the case before the court

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3 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind
  • a novel that gets the particularities of life in academia exactly right

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The first known use of particularity was in 1528

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“Particularity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/particularity. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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