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  • n. The state or condition of being nonspecific.


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non- +‎ specificity


  • So one of our great disappointments in Paulson and TARP I, and now the nonspecificity that Secretary Geithner displayed, which the markets reacted very negatively to, is, let's get to the housing market.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2009

  • Understanding the nonspecificity of first-rank symptoms, catatonic features, bizarre behavior, and differentiating thought disorders is critical for the accurate diagnosis of the major psychoses.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • On the one hand, labor struggles made use of uncertainty in the form of nonspecificity and noncausality to gather diverse health complaints as a common problem.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • SHE: It doesn’t feel like that [ad hominem use of subjective data for lack of objective fact] … It feels like you’re using me somehow. [the nonspecificity of somehow renders it too nebulous to defend against, making it an argument by mystery]



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