from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun the quality of being universal; existing everywhere


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universal + -ity


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