- to make distinctions: to individuate among one's students.
- to become individualized or distinctive: With maturity, the artist individuated.
Origin of individuate
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- to give individuality or an individual form to
- to distinguish from others of the same species or group; individualize
Word Origin and History for unindividuated
1610s, from Medieval Latin individuatus, past participle of individuare, from Latin individuus (see individual). Related: Individuated; individuating.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper