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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Particularity  \Par*tic`u*lar"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Particularities}. 
  [Cf.  F.  particularit['e].] 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  particular;  distinctiveness; 
  circumstantiality;  minuteness  in  detail. 
  2.  That  which  is  particular;  as: 
  a  Peculiar  quality;  individual  characteristic; 
  peculiarity.  ``An  old  heathen  altar  with  this 
  particularity.''  --Addison. 
  b  Special  circumstance;  minute  detail;  particular. 
  ``Even  descending  to  particularities.''  --Sir  P. 
  c  Something  of  special  or  private  concern  or  interest. 
  Let  the  general  trumpet  blow  his  blast, 
  Particularities  and  petty  sounds  To  cease! 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  quality  of  being  particular  and  pertaining  to  a  specific 
  case  or  instance;  "the  particularity  of  human  situations" 
  [ant:  {generality}] 

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