generality vs generalization what difference

what is difference between generality and generalization

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


English

Alternative forms

  • generalisation

Etymology

general +‎ -ization

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

generalization (countable and uncountable, plural generalizations)

  1. The formulation of general concepts from specific instances by abstracting common properties.
    Synonyms: universalization; see also Thesaurus:generalization
    Antonyms: specialization; see also Thesaurus:specialization
  2. Inductive reasoning from detailed facts to general principles.
  3. An oversimplified or exaggerated conception, opinion, or image of the members of a group.
  4. (mathematics) A proof, axiom, problem, or definition which includes another’s cases, and also some additional cases.

See also

  • stereotype

Translations

Further reading

  • generalization at OneLook Dictionary Search

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