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uniqueness

[ yoo-neek-nis ]
/ yuˈnik nɪs /
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noun
the quality of being unlike anything else of its kind or of being solitary in type or characteristics: Owing to its physical and behavioral uniqueness, the osprey is classified in its own family.
the quality of being unequaled, incomparable, or unusual: Critics are praising the uniqueness of her performance art.
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Origin of uniqueness

First recorded in 1800–05; unique + -ness

OTHER WORDS FROM uniqueness

non·u·nique·ness, noun
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