the quality of being circumstantial; minuteness; fullness of detail.
a circumstance; a detail.
Psychiatry. a pattern of speech that seems to wander because of excessive detail but eventuallyreaches its goal idea.
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How to use circumstantiality in a sentence
The account of the conception and birth of Servius Tullius is curious from its circumstantiality.Ancient Faiths And Modern | Thomas Inman
The after life of the ape-man is described with the same circumstantiality as the coming to manhood's estate.The Other Side of Evolution | Alexander Patterson
With what circumstantiality could they recall old law cases, and describe old duels, old political animosities and excitements!A Girl's Life in Virginia before the War | Letitia M. Burwell
The very circumstantiality with which David Ogden's experiences are narrated is evidence of their genuineness.Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier | Frank H. Severance
Then followed a description of the process, narrated with horrible circumstantiality.Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, | George Alfred Townsend