generality [jen-uh-ral-i-tee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||abstract principle, abstraction, generalization, half-truth, law, loose statement, observation, principle, sweeping statement, universality|
|Notes:||a generality is an indefinite, nonspecific statement or observation, one that describes a condition, situation, or set of facts in general; a generalization is a statement or conclusion inferred from a set of descriptions, experiments, or observations|
|Antonyms:||detail, specific, specificity|
|Category:||4. DISTRIBUTIVE ORDER|
generality, generalization; universality; catholicity, catholicism; miscellany, miscellaneousness; dragnet; common run; worldwideness., everyone, everybody; all hands, all the world and his wife; anybody, N or M, all sorts., prevalence, run.
be general; prevail, be going about, stalk abroad., render general; generalize.
general, generic, collective; broad, comprehensive, sweeping; encyclopedical, widespread (dispersed)., universal; catholic, catholical; common, worldwide; ecumenical, oecumenical; transcendental; prevalent, prevailing, rife, epidemic, besetting; all over, covered with., Pan-American, Anglican, Pan-Hellenic, Pan-Germanic, slavic; panharmonic., every, all; unspecified, impersonal., customary (habitual).
whatever, whatsoever; to a man, one and all., generally; always, for better for worse; in general, generally speaking; speaking generally; for the most part; in the long run (on an average).
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