Generality

Definition of Generality

Gen`er`al´i`ty
n.1.
1.The state of being general; the quality of including species or particulars.
2.That which is general; that which lacks specificalness, practicalness, or application; a general or vague statement or phrase.
Let us descend from generalities to particulars.
- Landor.
The glittering and sounding generalities of natural right which make up the Declaration of Independence.
- R. Choate.
3.The main body; the bulk; the greatest part; as, the generality of a nation, or of mankind.

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