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n. pl. par·tic·u·lar·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being particular rather than general.
2. Exactitude of detail, especially in description: a travel account written with almost excruciating particularity.
3. Attention to or concern with detail; fastidiousness: a scholar known for her particularity.
4. A specific point or detail; a particular.
5. An individual characteristic; a peculiarity.
n, pl -ties
1. (often plural) a specific circumstance: the particularities of the affair.
2. great attentiveness to detail; fastidiousness
3. the quality of being precise: a description of great particularity.
4. the state or quality of being particular as opposed to general; individuality: the particularity of human situations.
par•tic•u•lar•i•ty(pərˌtɪk yəˈlær ɪ ti, pəˌtɪk-)
n., pl. -ties.
1. the quality or state of being particular.
2. detailed character, as of description or statement.
3. attention to details.
4. an individual or characteristic feature or trait; peculiarity.
[1520–30; < Middle French < Late Latin]
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|Noun||1.||particularity - the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance; "the particularity of human situations"|
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
specificity - the quality of being specific rather than general; "add a desirable note of specificity to the discussion"; "the specificity of the symptoms of the disease"
specificity - the quality of being specific to a particular organism; "host specificity of a parasite"
generality - the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability
1. individuality, characteristic, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, property, singularity, distinctiveness different degrees of cultural particularity
2. (often plural) circumstance, fact, detail, point, item, instance Time inevitably glosses over the particularities of each situation.