individuality

[in-duh-vij-oo-al-i-tee]
noun, plural individualities.
1.
the particular character, or aggregate of qualities, that distinguishes one person or thing from others; sole and personal nature: a person of marked individuality.
2.
individualities, individual characteristics.
3.
a person or thing of individual or distinctive character.
4.
state or quality of being individual; existence as a distinct individual.
5.
the interests of the individual as distinguished from the interests of the community.
6.
Archaic. state or quality of being indivisible or inseparable.

Origin:
1605–15; individual + -ity

nonindividuality, noun, plural nonindividualities.


1. See character.
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individuality (ˌɪndɪˌvɪdjʊˈælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  distinctive or unique character or personality: a work of great individuality
2.  the qualities that distinguish one person or thing from another; identity
3.  the state or quality of being a separate entity; discreteness

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individuality
"the aggregate of one's idiosyncrasies," 1610s, from individual + -ity.
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Example sentences
These hotels offer what many of the larger chains lack, individuality and personality.
The result is total individuality that often causes heads to turn and smile.
Both were directed at crushing the ultimate qualities of kindness and
  individuality.
Individuality in fashion tops convention in every way.
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