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

They possess separate individualities. --H. Spencer. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. A habit of thinking and acting in one's own distinctive manner and as one believes appropriate, not being heavily influenced by the opinions of others; -- of people. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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