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When everyone at school is speaking one language, and a lot of your classmates' parents also speak it, and you go home and see that your community is different -there is a sense of shame attached to that. It really takes growing up to treasure the specialness of being different.
Sonia Sotomayor

Meaning of "specialness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPECIALNESS

specialness  [ˈspɛʃəlnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPECIALNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Specialness 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 SPECIALNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of specialness in the English dictionary

The definition of specialness in the dictionary is the quality of being considered exceptional.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPECIALNESS


agreeableness
əˈɡriːəb əlnəs
artificialness
ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəlnəs
beneficialness
ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃəlnəs
coessentialness
ˌkəʊɪˈsɛnʃəlnəs
comfortableness
ˈkʌmfətəbəlnəs
confidentialness
ˌkɒnfɪˈdenʃəlnəs
consequentialness
ˌkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃəlnəs
evilness
ˈiːvəlnəs
impartialness
ɪmˈpɑːʃəlnəs
inconsequentialness
ˌɪnkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃəlnəs
initialness
ɪˈnɪʃəlnəs
martialness
ˈmɑːʃəlnəs
palatialness
pəˈleɪʃəlnəs
partialness
ˈpɑːʃəlnəs
prejudicialness
ˌprɛdʒʊˈdɪʃəlnəs
realness
ˈrɪəlnəs
simpleness
ˈsɪmpəlnəs
socialness
ˈsəʊʃəlnəs
substantialness
səbˈstænʃəlnəs
superficialness
ˌsuːpəˈfɪʃəlnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPECIALNESS

special theory of relativity
special-delivery
specialiser
specialism
specialist
specialist registrar
specialist teacher
specialistic
specialities
speciality
specialization
specialize
specialized
specialized subject
specializer
specialled
specialling
specially
specialties
specialty

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPECIALNESS

business
carefulness
coolness
faithfulness
forgetfulness
fruitfulness
fullness
helpfulness
illness
joyfulness
meaningfulness
mental illness
mindfulness
stillness
thankfulness
thoughtfulness
truthfulness
usefulness
wastefulness
wellness
wonderfulness

Synonyms and antonyms of specialness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «specialness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPECIALNESS

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

Translator English - Chinese

特殊性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

especialismo
570 millions of speakers

English

specialness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

specialness
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخصوصية المميزة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

особость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

excepcionalidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

specialness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

particularité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Keistimewaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Besonderheit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

specialness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

특별 함
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Keahlian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

specialness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

specialness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विशेषता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

specialness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

particolarità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyjątkowości
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

особость
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

specialness
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιδιαιτερότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

specialness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

specialness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

special
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of specialness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPECIALNESS»

The term «specialness» is regularly used and occupies the 81.102 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPECIALNESS» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «SPECIALNESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word specialness.
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Colm Feore
I've worked on all sorts of things, like the sci-fi stuff for Vin Diesel, where the script is numbered and is in unphotocopy-able colours and your name is stamped into every page. And it doesn't really help because it creates a false sense of specialness about the thing.
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Sonia Sotomayor
When everyone at school is speaking one language, and a lot of your classmates' parents also speak it, and you go home and see that your community is different -there is a sense of shame attached to that. It really takes growing up to treasure the specialness of being different.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPECIALNESS»

Discover the use of specialness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to specialness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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On specialness: essays in Anglo-American relations
Investigates the "special" Anglo-American relationship. The essays in this book focus on the personalities and strategies of the wartime and post-war period.
Alex Danchev, 1998
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A Course in Miracles: Combined Volume
The Treachery of Specialness 1. Comparison must be an ego device, for love makes none. Specialness always makes comparisons. 3It is established by a lack seen in another, and maintained by searching for, and keeping clear in sight,  ...
Foundation for Inner Peace, 2008
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The Repo Handbook
The measure of a security's specialness is the spread in basis points below the equivalent-maturity GC rate. In government markets, which are characterised by an easily defined GC rate, there is invariably a number of stocks that are special.
Moorad Choudhry, 2010
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A Course in Miracles
THE TREACHERY OF SPECIALNESS 12 Comparison must be an ego device, for love makes none. Specialness always makes comparisons. It is established by a lack seen in another and maintained by searching for and keeping clear in ...
Helen Schucman, William T. Thetford, 2009
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A Course in Miracles
Specialness as a Substitute for Love Love is extension. To withhold the smallest gift is not to know love's purpose. Love offers everything forever. Hold back but one belief, one offering, and love is gone, because you asked a substitute to take  ...
‎2008
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Jesus' Course in Miracles
Could you attack each other if you chose to see no specialness of any kind between you? Look fairly at whatever makes you give each other only partial welcome, or would let you think that you are better off apart. Is it not always your belief ...
H. Shucman and W. Thetford, editors, 2000
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The Message of a Course in Miracles: A Translation of the ...
Your desire for specialness is what makes the other an 'enemy' to you. 8. Your fear of God and of the other in your Holy relationship comes from your unrecognized belief in your specialness, because your specialness demands that others ...
Elizabeth A. Cronkhite, 2010
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The Competitive Destination: A Sustainable Tourism Perspective
Factors that help to make an event a competitive core attractor (from Getz, 1 997). q A multiplicity of goals: specialness is related to the diversity of goals that events successfully pursue • Festive spirit: specialness increases with the ability of ...
J. R. Brent Ritchie, Geoffrey I. Crouch, 2003
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Treasury Securities and Derivatives
Exhibits 5 and 6 show the average specialness spread for each day of the auction cycles for the notes issued monthly (2-year and 5-year notes) and the notes issued quarterly (3- year and l0-year notes), respectively. The results reported in ...
Frank J. Fabozzi, CFA, 1997
10
Course in Miracles: Includes Text, Workbook for Students, ...
III. the treachery oF specIalness 12 Comparison must be an ego device, for love makes none. Specialness always makes comparisons. It is established by a lack seen in another and maintained by searching for and keeping clear in sight all ...
Helen Schucman, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPECIALNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term specialness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Specialness of Gardiner shines in fire's aftermath
On July 16, the downtown suffered a devastating fire, displacing residents and affecting businesses. From the moment the fire was discovered to now, as we ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
Historic Day for Gays, but Twinge of Loss for an Outsider Culture
“The thing I miss is the specialness of being gay,” said Lisa Kron, who wrote the book and lyrics for “Fun Home,” a Broadway musical with a showstopping ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
3
Building milestone: Family recognizes specialness of future home
The Martin and Paula Mercado family help break ground for what will become the 75th home build by Fremont Area Habitat for Humanity. The Mercados have ... «Fremont Tribune, May 15»
4
The Specialness Epidemic -- What Our Need to Stand Out is Really …
Quite frankly, I think we have a specialness epidemic on our hands. We so desperately want to be seen and to do that we feel we need to stand apart from others ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
5
In a sugar-laden society, do Easter treats lose their specialness?
The best argument for giving up drink for Lent – according to friends who do it every year – is just how good that first sip of claret tastes with the Easter lamb. «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 15»
6
Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness
Mas-er-ati. Say it slowly and one of the most beautiful and evocative names in the automotive world sounds even more special. What is it about Italian words? «Pocket-lint.com, Feb 15»
7
Special Brew to lose its Specialness
Our Wednesday nights will soon see the end of the potent effects of a single can of Special Brew – or as it is fondly known, tramp juice. 2011 saw the introduction ... «Nouse, Jan 15»
8
Label Free Is the New Luxury
Specialness increasingly trumps fanciness. Dreams of Gold necklace. “Having thousands of places to shop quickly right at their fingertips, or in a niche boutique ... «Forbes, Oct 14»
9
Report: Hong Kong Becoming 'Mere Second-Tier' Chinese City
The financial center's specialness is in ever-greater danger. By Rachel LuRachel Lu is a senior editor at Foreign Policy, based in Hong Kong. September 2 ... «Foreign Policy, Sep 14»
10
Treasury 10-Year Note Repo Shortage Risks Rise in Failed Trades
“The specialness in the 10's has to do with the auction cycle as well as the very big short base in the market,” said Stanley Sun, a New York-based interest-rate ... «Bloomberg, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Specialness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/specialness>. Apr 2020 ».
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