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English noun: generality

1. generality (cognition) an idea or conclusion having general application


SamplesHe spoke in broad generalities.


Synonymsgeneralisation, generalization


Broader (hypernym)idea, thought


Narrower (hyponym)principle, rule

2. generality (attribute) the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability


Broader (hypernym)quality


Narrower (hyponym)catholicity, commonality, commonness, pervasiveness, prevalence, totality, universality


Attributegeneral, specific


Antonymsparticularity, specialness









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