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Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
Peter Conrad

Meaning of "singularity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SINGULARITY

singularity  [ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SINGULARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Singularity 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 SINGULARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of singularity in the English dictionary

The first definition of singularity in the dictionary is the state, fact, or quality of being singular. Other definition of singularity is something distinguishing a person or thing from others. Singularity is also something remarkable or unusual.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SINGULARITY


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
particularity
pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
polarity
pəʊˈlærɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
regularity
ˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
secularity
ˌsɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
vascularity
ˌvæskjʊˈlærɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SINGULARITY

singletree
Singlish
singly
singsong
singsongy
Singspiel
singular
singular noun
singularisation
singularise
singularism
singularist
singularities
singularization
singularize
singularly
singularness
singulary
singult
singultus

WORDS THAT END LIKE SINGULARITY

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 singularity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SINGULARITY»

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

Translation of «singularity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SINGULARITY

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

singularidad
570 millions of speakers

English

singularity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यक्तित्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التفرد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сингулярность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

singularidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

singularité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Keistimewaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eigenartigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

特異点
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

특이점
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Singularitas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tính chất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தனித்தன்மை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विलक्षणपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eşsizlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

singolarità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

osobliwość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сингулярність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

singularitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μοναδικότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

singulariteit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

singularitet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

singularitet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of singularity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SINGULARITY»

The term «singularity» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.638 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SINGULARITY» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «SINGULARITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word singularity.
1
Brendon Burchard
To inspire a singularity of focus, a challenge must be important to you and it must be something you feel you should do now in this moment. If it's trivial or not time-bound, you won't engage. So in selecting your next challenge in life, choose one that is meaningful and will demand your complete concentration.
2
Thomas Haden Church
I believe in singularity in relationships because you've got to have trust on both sides.
3
Peter Conrad
Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
4
Pat Conroy
The most powerful words in English are 'Tell me a story,' words that are intimately related to the complexity of history, the origins of language, the continuity of the species, the taproot of our humanity, our singularity, and art itself.
5
Jean Genet
Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity.
6
John Keats
Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
7
Henry Lawson
The children are taught more of the meanest state in Europe than of the country they are born and bred in, despite the singularity of its characteristics, the interest of its history, the rapidity of its advance, and the stupendous promise of its future.
8
Ted Morgan
The stammer was a way of telling the world that he was not like others, a way of expressing his singularity.
9
Jeremy Taylor
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity.
10
Kip Thorne
A black hole really is an object with very rich structure, just like Earth has a rich structure of mountains, valleys, oceans, and so forth. Its warped space whirls around the central singularity like air in a tornado.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SINGULARITY»

Discover the use of singularity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to singularity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Singularity
Sixteen-year-old twins Harry and Barry Krasner stumble across a gateway to another universe, where a distortion in time and space causes a dramatic change in their competitive relationship. Reissue.
William Sleator, 2008
2
The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
A controversial scientific vision predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as pollution, hunger, and aging.
Ray Kurzweil, 2005
3
Singularity
An innovative concept for an end-of-the-world thriller, with convincing research and locomotive pacing.” — KEVIN J. ANDERSON, New York Times bestselling author Synopsis: June 30th, 1908 — In the remote Tunguska region of Siberia, the ...
Bill DeSmedt, 2011
4
Singularity Theory and Gravitational Lensing
Part III employs the ideas and results of singularity theory to put gravitational lensing on a rigorous mathematical foundation.
Arlie O. Petters, Harold Levine, Joachim Wambsganss, 2001
5
The Singularity of Literature
This brilliant contribution to the theory of literature, demonstrates how a new understanding of the literary might be applied in a 'responsible', creative mode of reading.
Derek Attridge, 2004
6
A Naked Singularity
He's never lost a case. But nothing lasts forever, and pride like his has a long way to fall. Funny, smart and always surprising, A Naked Singularity speaks a language all of its own and reads like nothing else ever written.
Sergio De La Pava, 2013
7
Singularity: Star Carrier: Book Three
As humankind approaches the Singularity,when transcendence will be achieved throughtechnology, contact will be made.
Ian Douglas, 2012
8
Singularity Rising: Surviving and Thriving in a Smarter, ...
Singularity Rising offers predictions about the economic implications for a future of widely expanding intelligence and practical career and investment advice on flourishing on the way to the Singularity.
James D. Miller, 2013
9
The Singularity of Being:Lacan and the Immortal Within: ...
This volume presents a Lacanian vision of what makes each of us an inimitable and irreplaceable creature.
Mari Ruti, 2012
10
Singularity Sky
In the twenty-first century man created the Eschaton, a .
Charles Stross, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SINGULARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term singularity is used in the context of the following news items.
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Linus Torvalds Says People Who Believe in AI Singularity Are on …
The idea of AIs turning on their human creators is not something new, but recently the so-called AI singularity has been discussed, and people like Elon Musk ... «Softpedia News, Jul 15»
2
Raven Software Teases More Singularity
By Brian AlbertRaven Software has tweeted a mysterious image that could hint at the future of Singularity. The tweet reads "We're going back," followed by the ... «IGN, Mar 15»
3
Ashes of the Singularity
Today at GDC, I got to see a demo from Oxide Games' newly announced RTS, Ashes of the Singularity. It features an interesting approach to unit management, ... «Game Informer, Mar 15»
4
The Woman Behind Marvel's Newest Team Of Heroines
There's also a brand new character who's going to be on the team who has been a real fun thing to create named Singularity. On creating the genderless ... «NPR, Feb 15»
5
What if the universe had no beginning?
It's suggesting that the Big Bang did not start with a singularity – a point in ... The catch is that by eliminating the singularity, the model predicts that the universe ... «EarthSky, Feb 15»
6
Google Pledges $3 Million to Singularity University to Make …
Google, a long-time supporter of Singularity University (SU), has agreed to a two-year, $3 million contribution to SU's flagship Graduate Studies Program (GSP). «Singularity Hub, Jan 15»
7
The Ethics Of The 'Singularity'
We will have attained what is known, in futurist circles, as the "singularity." The singularity is coming. So some people say. There are singularity optimists and ... «NPR, Jan 15»
8
Black holes DON'T exist and Big Bang Theory is wrong, Laura …
When a huge star many times the mass of the sun comes to the end of its life it collapses in on itself and forms a singularity - creating a black hole where gravity ... «Daily Mail, Sep 14»
9
What came before Big Bang? Four-dimensional black hole, theorize …
The widely accepted theory claims that the universe developed when it exploded out of singularity, which is marked by a point of zero volume and infinite density ... «Tech Times, Aug 14»
10
Terminator Takeover By 2045? Supercomputers Need A Turing …
Will a Terminator takeover, led by a self-aware Skynet-like artificial intelligence, be the future in 2045? Some experts believe we'll reach that so-called singularity ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 14»

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