individuality

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 /ˌɪndɪˌvɪdjʊˈælɪtɪ/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•di•vid•u•al•i•ty /ˌɪndəˌvɪdʒuˈælɪti/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. the uniqueness that makes one person or thing different from others.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•di•vid•u•al•i•ty  (in′də vij′o̅o̅ ali tē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ties. 
  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, individual characteristics.
  3. a person or thing of individual or distinctive character.
  4. state or quality of being individual;
    existence as a distinct individual.
  5. Sociologythe interests of the individual as distinguished from the interests of the community.
  6. [Archaic.]state or quality of being indivisible or inseparable.
  • individual + -ity 1605–15
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  character. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

individuality /ˌɪndɪˌvɪdjʊˈælɪtɪ/ n ( pl -ties)
  1. distinctive or unique character or personality: a work of great individuality
  2. the qualities that distinguish one person or thing from another; identity
  3. the state or quality of being a separate entity; discreteness



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