particularity

[per-tik-yuh-lar-i-tee, puh-tik-]
noun, plural particularities.
1.
the quality or state of being particular.
2.
detailed, minute, or circumstantial character, as of description or statement.
3.
attention to details; special care.
5.
an individual or characteristic feature or trait; peculiarity.

Origin:
1520–30; < Middle French particularite < Late Latin particulāritāt- (stem of particulāritās) state of being apart. See particular, -ity

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particularity (pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  (often plural) a specific circumstance: the particularities of the affair
2.  great attentiveness to detail; fastidiousness
3.  the quality of being precise: a description of great particularity
4.  the state or quality of being particular as opposed to general; individuality: the particularity of human situations

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Example sentences
It does not require a plaintiff to plead with particularity every element of a
  cause of action.
Therefore it has to be examined with particularity in specific instances.
Everything must be undertaken to restore its original charm of particularity.
They lack any convincing particularity or idiosyncrasy.
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