- the quality or fact of being popular.
- the favor of the general public or of a particular group of people: His popularity with television audiences is unrivaled.
Origin of popularity
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1, 2. acclaim, vogue, fashion, fame, repute.
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Examples from the Web for popularity
But since that explosion of popularity, Angry Birds has become about everything else.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art
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Owing to its popularity as a pet, it has spread across the Pacific to China.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma
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Thanks to the popularity of the HBO series, this kind of book is no longer just for the Dungeons Dragons type.The Best Gift Books of 2014
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Her followers love her honesty and the popularity of the blog grows.Meet Zoella—The Newbie Author Whose Book Sales Topped J.K. Rowling
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The popularity of anime tales featuring man-on-man passion is burgeoning among Japanese women.The Japanese Women Who Love Gay Anime
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At sight of this picture, my popularity went up with a bound.It Happened in Egypt
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The love of popularity seized him—popularity on the lowest scale!Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
Popularity with the people meant also popularity with the army.
Cooper's friends wished the play withdrawn, on his account, fearing for his popularity.Andr
But the popularity was there, and the unconscious Serena believed it to be real.Cap'n Dan's Daughter
Joseph C. Lincoln
Word Origin and History for popularity
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper