Individuality

  • 1 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 individuality — [in΄də vij΄o͞o al′ə tē] n. pl. individualities [ML individualitas] 1. a) the sum of the characteristics or qualities that set one person or thing apart from others; individual character b) personal identity; personality 2. the condition of being… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 individuality — I noun being, character, characteristic, curiosity, deflniteness, diagnostic, difference, distinction, eccentricity, entity, feature, identity, idiosyncrasy, individual, integrality, mannerism, nonconformity, oneness, originality, particularity,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 individuality — (n.) the aggregate of one s idiosyncrasies, 1610s, from INDIVIDUAL (Cf. individual) + ITY (Cf. ity). Meaning fact of existing as an individual is from 1650s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 individuality — personality, *disposition, temperament, temper, complexion, character …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 individuality — [n] personality air, character, complexion, difference, discreteness, disposition, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, eccentricity, habit, humor, identity, idiosyncrasy, independence, individualism, ipseity, makeup, manner, nature,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 individuality — ► NOUN 1) distinctive quality or character. 2) separate existence …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 individuality — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ human VERB + INDIVIDUALITY ▪ have ▪ Each song has its own individuality. ▪ assert, express, show …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 individuality — [[t]ɪ̱ndɪvɪʤuæ̱lɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT The individuality of a person or thing consists of the qualities that make them different from other people or things. People should be free to express their individuality... This will give your promotional… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 individuality — n. to express one s individuality * * * [ˌɪndɪˌvɪdʒʊ ælɪtɪ] to express one s individuality …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 individuality — /in deuh vij ooh al i tee/, n., pl. individualities. 1. the particular character, or aggregate of qualities, that distinguishes one person or thing from others; sole and personal nature: a person of marked individuality. 2. individualities,… …

    Universalium

  • 12 individuality — in|di|vid|u|al|i|ty [ˌındıvıdʒuˈælıti] n [U] the qualities that make someone or something different from other things or people ▪ We like our staff to show their individuality rather than wear a uniform …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 individuality — in|di|vid|u|al|i|ty [ ,ındıvıdʒu æləti ] noun uncount the things that make someone or something different from all others: It was the gown s individuality that appealed to me …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 individuality — noun (U) the quality that makes someone or something different from all other things or people: a strict regime, that left little room for individuality …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 individuality — noun the need to assert our individuality Syn: distinctiveness, distinction, uniqueness, originality, singularity, particularity, peculiarity, differentness, separateness; personality, character, identity, self, ego …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 individuality — UK [ˌɪndɪˌvɪdʒuˈælətɪ] / US [ˌɪndɪvɪdʒuˈælətɪ] noun [uncountable] the things that make someone or something different from all others It was the car s individuality that appealed to me …

    English dictionary

  • 17 individuality — /ˌɪndəvɪdʒuˈæləti / (say .induhvijooh aluhtee) noun (plural individualities) 1. the particular character, or aggregate of qualities, which distinguishes one person or thing from others: a person of marked individuality. 2. (plural) individual… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 individuality — individas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Būtybė, kiekvienas savarankiškai egzistuojantis organizmas. atitikmenys: angl. individual; individuality vok. Einzelwesen, n; Individuen, n; Individuum, n rus. индивид, m; индивидум …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 19 individuality — individas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Visuomenės (tautos, klasės, socialinės grupės) narys, atstovas. atitikmenys: angl. individual; individuality vok. Einzelwesen, n; Individuen, n; Individuum, n rus. индивид, m;… …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 20 individuality — individualybė statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Individo savybių, kuriomis jis skiriasi nuo kitų individų, visuma, apibūdinanti jį kaip nepakartojamą, vienetinę būtybę. Kiekvienas organizmas yra tam tikra individualybė, bet išugdyta žmogaus… …

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