1. a distinguishing trait
Derivationally related forms: ↑distinctive (for: ↑distinctiveness), ↑special, ↑peculiar (for: ↑peculiarity)
Hypernyms: ↑individuality, ↑individualism, ↑individuation
Hyponyms: ↑idiosyncrasy, ↑foible, ↑mannerism
2. the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance

the particularity of human situations

Syn: ↑particularity
Ant: ↑generality (for: ↑particularity)
Derivationally related forms: ↑particular (for: ↑particularity)
Hypernyms: ↑quality
Hyponyms: ↑specificity

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