the particular character, or aggregate of qualities, that distinguishes one person or thing from others; sole and personal nature: a person of marked individuality.
individualities, individual characteristics.
a person or thing of individual or distinctive character.
state or quality of being individual; existence as a distinct individual.
the interests of the individual as distinguished from the interests of the community.
Archaic. state or quality of being indivisible or inseparable.
- non·in·di·vid·u·al·i·ty, noun, plural non·in·di·vid·u·al·i·ties.
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How to use individuality in a sentence
Eventually, Triller wants to monetize the individuality of its talent just like a record label’s artist and repertoire execs do.‘Not a place for takeovers’: Pepsi amps up Triller marketing plans | Seb Joseph | January 12, 2021 | Digiday
Nevertheless, in 2020, scientists made important progress in understanding this balance between interdependence and individuality in biology.
Osho laid a strong emphasis on individuality — the OZYMA instructors each wear a blue T-shirt that reads, “Remove Mask, Be Original.”A New Martial Art Keeps Cult Leader’s Teachings Alive | Daniel Malloy | December 18, 2020 | Ozy
Acknowledging the biology that influences our individuality may then empower us to better pool our strengths and harness our collective cognitive capacity to shape the world for the better.
A second is that individuality can be nested — one individual can exist inside another.What Is an Individual? Biology Seeks Clues in Information Theory. | Jordana Cepelewicz | July 16, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
He called out the conformism hiding in the pose of rugged individuality.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really. | Ana Marie Cox | December 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In a community that honored sameness over individuality, a boy named Jonas learned the truth—and quickly became our hero.A Trailblazer in YA Dystopian Fiction: An Interview With 'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry | Marianne Hayes | August 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But on their off hours, they embrace 'kawaii,' the trend of dressing in a cute, almost child-like style, to flaunt individuality.
There are still gorgeous gowns being produced, Tfank insists, but the individuality seems to have diminished.
Little ponds encourage individuality and innovation while also providing support and community.Malcolm Gladwell In Five Minutes: What to Know to Pretend You’ve Read the New Book | Thomas Flynn | October 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She is skilful in seizing salient characteristics, and her chief aim is to preserve the individuality of her sitters and models.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
Men and women alike seemed attracted by him, for his individuality was on a par with his looks.Uncanny Tales | Various
The moment he passed out of her sight some phase of individuality promptly lit its torch.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
Of the parts the young assistant of Nicolas Amati was allowed to put his individuality to, conspicuously stands the scroll.Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
The faces of a flock of sheep are to a stranger all alike; to the shepherd, each has its personal individuality.Violins and Violin Makers | Joseph Pearce
British Dictionary definitions for individuality
distinctive or unique character or personality: a work of great individuality
the qualities that distinguish one person or thing from another; identity
the state or quality of being a separate entity; discreteness
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