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The function of literature, through all its mutations, has been to make us aware of the particularity of selves, and the high authority of the self in its quarrel with its society and its culture. Literature is in that sense subversive.
Lionel Trilling

Meaning of "particularity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PARTICULARITY

particularity  [pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PARTICULARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Particularity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PARTICULARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of particularity in the English dictionary

The first definition of particularity in the dictionary is a specific circumstance. Other definition of particularity is great attentiveness to detail; fastidiousness. Particularity is also the quality of being precise.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PARTICULARITY


angularity
ˌæŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
bipolarity
ˌbaɪpəʊˈlærɪtɪ
capillarity
ˌkæpɪˈlærɪtɪ
cellularity
ˌseljʊˈlærɪtɪ
circularity
ˌsɜːkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
dissimilarity
ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærɪtɪ
granularity
ˌɡrænjʊˈlærɪtɪ
hilarity
hɪˈlærɪtɪ
insularity
ˌɪnsjʊˈlærɪtɪ
irregularity
ɪˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
jocularity
ˌdʒɒkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
modularity
ˌmɒdjʊˈlærɪtɪ
molarity
mɒˈlærɪtɪ
muscularity
ˌmʌskjʊˈlærɪtɪ
polarity
pəʊˈlærɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
regularity
ˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
secularity
ˌsɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
singularity
ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
vascularity
ˌvæskjʊˈlærɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PARTICULARITY

particular
particular average
Particular Judgement
Particular Judgment
particularisation
particularise
particulariser
particularism
particularist
particularistic
particularities
particularization
particularize
particularized
particularizer
particularly
particularness
particulars
Particulars of Claim
particulate

WORDS THAT END LIKE PARTICULARITY

authority
charity
clarity
collinearity
complementarity
disparity
familiarity
interdisciplinarity
linearity
multicollinearity
nonlinearity
osmolarity
parity
peculiarity
planarity
rarity
registered charity
similarity
solidarity
unfamiliarity
vulgarity

Synonyms and antonyms of particularity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PARTICULARITY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «particularity» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of particularity

Translation of «particularity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PARTICULARITY

Find out the translation of particularity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of particularity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «particularity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

特殊性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

particularidad
570 millions of speakers

English

particularity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ख़ासियत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خصوصية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

особенность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

particularidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশেষত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

particularité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kekhususan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Besonderheit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

特殊性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

특수성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tartamtu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự tỉ mỉ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உச்சநீதிமன்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विशिष्टता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

özellik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

particolarità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Specyfika
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

особливість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

particularitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιδιαιτερότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

besondere
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

egenhet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

particularity
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of particularity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PARTICULARITY»

The term «particularity» is regularly used and occupies the 71.430 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PARTICULARITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «particularity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «particularity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about particularity

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3 QUOTES WITH «PARTICULARITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word particularity.
1
Hari Kunzru
But it's the particularity of a place, the physical experience of being in a place, that makes it onto the page. That's why I don't just do library research. I very rarely write about somewhere I haven't been.
2
Jacques Lacan
But this emphasis would be lavished in vain, if it served, in your opinion, only to abstract a general type from phenomena whose particularity in our work would remain the essential thing for you, and whose original arrangement could be broken up only artificially.
3
Lionel Trilling
The function of literature, through all its mutations, has been to make us aware of the particularity of selves, and the high authority of the self in its quarrel with its society and its culture. Literature is in that sense subversive.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PARTICULARITY»

Discover the use of particularity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to particularity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Moral Perception and Particularity
This collection of Laurence Blum's essays examines the moral import of emotion, motivation, judgement, perception, and group identifications.
Lawrence A. Blum, 1994
2
Nationalism and Particularity
This 2002 book is a theoretical look at the ideological connections of nationalism; of interest to philosophy, politics and law.
Andrew Vincent, 2002
3
Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation: Restoring Particularity
The relationship between the work of the Spirit and the Son in salvation is central to this understanding.
Tom Greggs, 2009
4
Resistant Structures: Particularity, Radicalism, and ...
The first part of the book, "Against Schemes," demonstrates, in discussions of Rosemond Tuve, Stephen Greenblatt, and Stanley Fish among others, how both historicist and purely theoretical approaches can equally produce distortion of ...
Richard Strier, 1997
5
Commonality and Particularity in Ethics
Reflections on moral discourse and its contexts are provided and the authors discuss the nature and tasks of moral philosophy. The collection creates a dialogue between different philosophical views
Lilli Alanen, Sara Heinämaa, Thomas Wallgren, 1997
6
Atonement and Incarnation: An Essay in Universalism and ...
In this book Vernon White sets out to address the crisis of credibility that increasingly has affected traditional claims made for the Atonement, and attempts to explain how the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ can have a ...
Vernon White, 1991
7
Pluralism and particularity in religious belief
Challenges the commonly held assumptions in the academic community concerning religious exclusivism and Christian exclusivism in particular.
Brad Stetson, 1994
8
Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French ...
Introduction Particularity and Apologetics Particularity and Physicality Particularity and Language (i): Talking about God Particularity and Language (ii): Talking for God Particularity and Discernment Particularity and Polemic (i): Jansenism ...
‎2011
9
Sacrifice in the Modern World: On the Particularity and ...
Rather than condemning the Nazi appeal to sacrifice itself, this book looks at the particular ways in which sacrifice was distributed and structured within that society.
David Pan, 2012
10
The Ontology of Becoming and the Ethics of Particularity
The Ontology of Becoming and the Ethics of Particularity collects these two manuscripts written by a distinguished philosopher at the peak of his powers—manuscripts that, taken together, offer a distinctive and powerful view of human life ...
M. C. Dillon, Lawrence Hass, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PARTICULARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term particularity is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Roethlisberger Wants Steelers Offense To Put Up 30 Points A Game …
The sky is indeed the limit for several offensive players and particularity second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant when it comes to his ... «Steelers Depot, Jul 15»
2
The Ghost Highway: The battle for the Northern Corridor
Under environmental laws, they have to okay it. That's why in that piece of legislation, it says with particularity that fish and wildlife cannot stop ... «The Independent | SUindependent.com, Jul 15»
3
'Every reason to believe' avian flu on Delmarva by fall
“We really encourage doing demonstrations and projects on poultry, whether it's particularity on the avian influenza or any poultry category”, ... «Bulletin Leader, Jul 15»
4
Weather threatens women's Ashes ODI
Another win there in a game worth double points would put that team, particularity if it was reigning Ashes holder England, in a virtually ... «ninemsn, Jul 15»
5
Historic identities endure
But I also see the benefit of church life in its glorious particularity — not a watered-down "we appeal to everyone" generic church experience, ... «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
6
Witness to change
... though they have their own genuine mix, but the lower classes because of the even greater particularity of their idiom and circumstances. «The News on Sunday, Jul 15»
7
Fallout 4: listen to Todd Howard talk about little world details …
Fallout 4 game director Todd Howard shared some insight into what goes in the making of a Fallout game, particularity when it comes to ... «VG247, Jul 15»
8
13 Looks at Boston's Biggest New Apartment Tower
CBT is getting pretty good at these condo buildings... I don't particularity like the entrance way but those views are something new thats for sure! «Curbed Boston, Jul 15»
9
Evo Morales: We Want Telesur to Publish Our Policies
He also emphasized that every revolution has its own particularity of Bolivia and began with the union, social struggle, and went on to an electoral struggle ... «Prensa Latina, Jul 15»
10
Review: High's “This is Now” explores Alex Katz conundrum through …
Katz, as Margaret Graham references in her catalog essay, actually disrupts the requirement that realism be anchored to a certain particularity ... «ArtsATL, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Particularity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/particularity>. Jul 2020 ».
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