Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “particularity”


noun [U]     /pəˌtɪk.jʊˈlær.ə.ti/ US  /pɚˌtɪk.jəˈler.ə.t̬i/ formal
the quality of being exact or very detailedParticular and individual particularities [plural] details: The particularities of the case have not been revealed.Information and messages
(Definition of particularity noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of particularity

Translations of “particularity”

Word of the Day


a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More