Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality, fact, or condition of being universal.
  • n. Universal inclusiveness in scope or range, especially great or unbounded versatility of the mind.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the property of being universal, common to all members of a class

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being universal; unlimited extension or application; generality; -- distinguished from particularity

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being universal; unlimited application or extent.
  • n. Unlimited adaptability; boundless versatility.
  • n. The universe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being universal; existing everywhere

Etymologies

universal + -ity (Wiktionary)

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  • Ditto on "people" -- but oddly enough, I don't mind being called "dude" (except by my son, for some reason...) -- it makes me feel hip.

    *wondering if it's still hip to say "hip"*
    *hoping it's still "hip to be square"*

    July 21, 2008

  • Whereas I do not like being addressed as "people."

    July 21, 2008

  • And bookshelf and liked.

    July 13, 2008

  • And I on commit.

    July 13, 2008

  • Same sense of surprise I had on meteoropathy.

    July 13, 2008

  • I can not believe I am the first one to add this word. Come on, people!

    July 13, 2008