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Pronunciation:  `jenu'ralitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability
  2. [n]  an idea having general application; "he spoke in broad generalities"

GENERALITY is a 10 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: generalisation, generalization
 Antonyms: particularity
 See Also: catholicity, commonality, commonness, idea, pervasiveness, prevalence, principle, quality, rule, thought, totality, universality



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gen`er*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Generalities}. [L.
generalitas: cf. F. g['e]n['e]ralit['e]. Cf. {Generalty}.]
1. The state of being general; the quality of including
   species or particulars. --Hooker.

2. That which is general; that which lacks specificalness,
   practicalness, or application; a general or vague
   statement or phrase.

         Let us descend from generalities to particulars.

         The glittering and sounding generalities of natural
         right which make up the Declaration of Independence.
                                               --R. Choate.

3. The main body; the bulk; the greatest part; as, the
   generality of a nation, or of mankind.

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