Par*tic`u*lar"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Particularities (#). [Cf. F. particularit'e.]


The state or quality of being particular; distinctiveness; circumstantiality; minuteness in detail.


That which is particular; as:

  1. Peculiar quality; individual characteristic; peculiarity.
    "An old heathen altar with this particularity." Addison.
  2. Special circumstance; minute detail; particular.
    "Even descending to particularities." Sir P. Sidney.
  3. Something of special or private concern or interest.

Let the general trumpet blow his blast,
Particularities and petty sounds
To cease!


© Webster 1913.

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