HyperDic: specialness

English > 2 senses of the word specialness:
NOUNattributespecialness, peculiarity, specialty, speciality, distinctivenessa distinguishing trait
attributespecialness, particularitythe quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance
English > specialness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA distinguishing trait.
Synonymspeculiarity, specialty, speciality, distinctiveness
Narroweridiosyncrasy, foible, mannerismA behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
Broaderindividuality, individualism, individuationThe quality of being individual
Spanishdistinción, distintividad, especialidad, peculiaridad
Catalandistinció, peculiaritat
Adjectivesspecialfor a special service or occasion
specialfirst and most important
specialadapted to or reserved for a particular purpose
specialhaving a specific function or scope
specialunique or specific to a person or thing or category / category
specialsurpassing what is common or usual or expected
English > specialness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance.
NarrowerspecificityThe quality of being specific rather than general
specificityThe quality of being specific to a particular organism
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositegeneralityThe quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability

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