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particularisation

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  • n. Alternative spelling of particularization.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See particularization, particularize.

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

  • n. an individualized description of a particular instance

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Examples

  • The particularisation, therefore, which is as yet retained in the sphere of the Universal, when it actually manifests itself outwardly as such, constitutes the Other as against the extreme of Universality, and this other extreme is consciousness in its individuality as such.

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  • Such a particularisation of his statement would have at once reduced it to absurdity.

    An Englishman Looks at the World

  • We suffer at present, I think, from the too great particularisation of our efforts.

    Civics: as Applied Sociology

  • Dante, without question on his part, the first condition of the poetic way of seeing and presenting things is particularisation.

    Appreciations, with an Essay on Style

  • I still haven't been provided with any proper particularisation of what it is that I am supposed to have done.

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  • Milton's use of the demonstrative ~those~ in this line is noteworthy; comp. "_that_ last infirmity of noble mind," _Lyc. _ 71: it implies that the reference is to something well known, and that further particularisation is needless.

    Milton's Comus

  • Nebuchadnezzar of Scripture is the Cyrus of Greek History, "and second, that" David, the Jew, a favourite of this prince, wrote all those oracles scattered in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel relative to his enterprises, for the particularisation of which they afford ample materials. "

    George Borrow The Man and His Books

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