Generalness Gen"er*al*ness, n. The condition or quality of being general; frequency; commonness. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

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  • generalness — n. universality, generality, prevalence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • generalness — gen·er·al·ness …   English syllables

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  • general — generalness, n. /jen euhr euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to all persons or things belonging to a group or category: a general meeting of the employees. 2. of, pertaining to, or true of such persons or things in the main, with possible… …   Universalium

  • universality — u·ni·ver·sal·i·ty || ‚juːnɪvÉœr sælÉ™tɪ/ vɜː s n. state of being universal; worldliness, generalness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • generality — n 1. vague statement, loose statement, indefinite statement, general phrase, generalization. 2. general principle, general rule, general law, abstraction, universality. 3. greater part, majority, bulk, mass, main, body. 4.. lack of particularity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • general — /ˈdʒɛnrəl / (say jenruhl) adjective 1. relating to, affecting, including, or participated in by all members of a class or group; not partial or particular: a general election. 2. common to many or most of a community; prevalent; usual: the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • general — adj. & n. adj. 1 a completely or almost universal. b including or affecting all or nearly all parts or cases of things. 2 prevalent, widespread, usual. 3 not partial, particular, local, or sectional. 4 not limited in application; relating to… …   Useful english dictionary

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