generalisation vs generality what difference

what is difference between generalisation and generality

English

Alternative forms

  • generalization (American, Oxford British English)

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

generalisation (countable and uncountable, plural generalisations)

  1. The formulation of general concepts from specific instances by abstracting common properties.
  2. Inductive reasoning from detailed facts to general principles.

Antonyms

  • specialisation (specialization)

Translations



English

Etymology

general +‎ -ity

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ælɪti

Noun

generality (countable and uncountable, plural generalities)

  1. (uncountable) The quality of being general.
  2. (countable) A generalization.

Synonyms

  • (quality of being general): oftenness; see also Thesaurus:commonness

Translations

Further reading

  • generality at OneLook Dictionary Search

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