HyperDic: rarity

English > 3 senses of the word rarity:
NOUNattributerarity, rareness, infrequencynoteworthy scarcity
attributerarity, tenuity, low densitya rarified quality
artifactrarity, curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiaritysomething unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
rarity > pronunciation
Soundsreh'rahtiy; reh'rihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > rarity: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningnoteworthy scarcity.
Synonymsrareness, infrequency
Broaderscarcity, scarcenessA small and inadequate amount
Spanishenrarecimiento, infrecuencia, rareza, raridad, singularidad
Catalanestranyesa, raresa
Adjectivesrarenot widely distributed
English > rarity: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA rarified quality.
Synonymstenuity, low density
Broaderdensity, densenessThe amount per unit size
Spanishbaja densidad, raridad, tenuidad
Adjectivesrarehaving low density
English > rarity: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningSomething unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting.
Synonymscurio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity
Narrowerbric-a-brac, knickknack, nicknack, knickknackery, whatnotMiscellaneous curios
collectible, collectablethings considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
collector's item, showpiece, piece de resistanceThe outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishcuriosidad, peculiaridad, rareza, singularidad
Catalancuriositat, peculiaritat, raresa, singularitat
Adjectivesraremarked by an uncommon quality

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