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Meaning of INDIVIDUALITY

Pronunciation:  `indu`vijoo'alitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"
  2. [n]  the quality of being individual; "so absorbed by the movement that she lost all sense of individuality"
 

INDIVIDUALITY is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: identity, individualism, individuation, personal identity
 
 Antonyms: commonality, commonness
 
 See Also: distinctiveness, gender identity, identification, peculiarity, personality, personhood, singularity, speciality, specialness, specialty, trait, uniqueness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`di*vid`u*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Individualities}.
[Cf. F. individualit['e].]
1. The quality or state of being individual or constituting
   an individual; separate or distinct existence; oneness;
   unity. --Arbuthnot.

         They possess separate individualities. --H. Spencer.

2. The character or property appropriate or peculiar to an
   individual; that quality which distinguishes one person or
   thing from another; the sum of characteristic traits;
   distinctive character; as, he is a person of marked
   individuality.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: character, combination, complexion, difference, differentiation, differentness, dissimilarity, distinctiveness, egohood, fusion, human factor, humor, identity, independence, individualism, indivisibility, intactness, integrality, integration, integrity, inviolability, irreducibility, makeup, nature, nominalism, nonconformity, oneness, organic unity, particularism, particularity, personal equation, personal identity, personality, personship, purity, selfhood, self-identity, selfness, selfsameness, separateness, simplicity, singleness, singularity, solidarity, solidification, solidity, soul, temper, temperament, undividedness, unification, uniformity, uniqueness, unity, univocity, unlikeness, wholeness
 

 

 

 

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