HyperDic: specificity

English > 2 senses of the word specificity:
NOUNattributespecificitythe quality of being specific rather than general
attributespecificitythe quality of being specific to a particular organism
specificity > pronunciation
Soundsspeh.sahfih'sahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > specificity: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being specific rather than general.
Examples
  • "add a desirable note of specificity to the discussion"
  • "the specificity of the symptoms of the disease"
Broaderparticularity, specialnessThe quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance
Spanishespecificidad, especifidad
Catalanespecifitat
Adjectivesspecificstated / stated explicitly or in detail
English > specificity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being specific to a particular organism.
Example"host specificity of a parasite"
Broaderparticularity, specialnessThe quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific case or instance
Spanishespecificidad

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