AskDefine | Define particularity

Dictionary Definition

particularity n : the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance; "the particularity of human situations" [ant: generality]

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  1. The condition of being particular; attention to detail; fastidiousness
  2. A particular thing; a peculiarity


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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