generalized


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to generalized: generalized anxiety disorder, Generalized other, Generalized coordinates, generalized seizures, generalized transduction, Generalized lymphadenopathy

gen·er·al·ized

 (jĕn′ər-ə-līzd′)
adj.
1. Biology Not specifically adapted to a particular environment or function; not specialized.
2. Generally prevalent: observed a state of generalized discontent.
3. Medicine
a. Involving an entire organ.
b. Spreading through or affecting the entire body; not localized: a generalized infection.

generalized

(ˈdʒɛnrəˌlaɪzd) or

generalised

adj
1. general; non-specific
2. (Medicine) med affecting the whole body
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.generalized - not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment; "the hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
unspecialised, unspecialized - not specialized or modified for a particular purpose or function

generalized

adjective vague, obscure, unspecified, hazy, nebulous generalized feelings of inadequacy
Translations
yleinenyleisluonteinen

generalized

[ˈdʒɛnrəlaɪzd] generalised (British) adj
(= general) [discussion] → général(e); [feeling] → général(e)
(MEDICINE) [problem, condition] → généralisé(e)general knowledge nculture f générale

generalized

adj generalizado
References in classic literature ?
He generalized, he particularized about the blacks; he told anecdotes.
And yet, while the drive lasted no one was real, nothing was ordinary; the crowds, the Government buildings, the tide of men and women washing the base of the great glass windows, were all generalized, and affected her as if she saw them on the stage.
She had been brought up with the gentle Hawaiians, who never were ill-treated nor roughly handled, and she generalized that the Solomon Islanders, under kind treatment, would grow gentle.
He generalized upon industry and society somewhat as follows:--
He generalized upon the findings of thousands of investigators.
He learned many things, and generalized much and often erroneously, all of which can be found in the pages of The Unskilled Labourer.
He was astonished at their malingering on piece-work, generalized about the inherent laziness of the unskilled labourer, and proceeded next day to hammer out three dollars' worth of boxes.
He saw life in pictures, felt life in pictures, generalized life in pictures; and yet he did not understand pictures when seen through other men's eyes and expressed by those men with color and line upon canvas.
An idealistic monist who long puzzled the philosophers of that time with his denial of the existence of matter, but whose clever argument was finally demolished when the new empiric facts of science were philosophically generalized.
Any ship is that--for a reasonable man," generalized Marlow in a conciliatory tone.
In like manner all public facts are to be individualized, all private facts are to be generalized.
Clear-eyed, from her childhood days with the saloonkeeper Cady and Cady's good-natured but unmoral spouse, she had observed, and, later, generalized much upon sex.

Full browser ?