Synonyms for generalization

Grammar : Noun
Spell : jen-er-uh-luh-zey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌdʒɛn ər ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən

Top 10 synonyms for generalization Other synonyms for the word generalization

Définition of generalization

Origin :
  • 1761, "act of generalizing," from generalize + -ation. Meaning "a general inference" is from 1794.
  • As in induction : noun inference
  • As in law : noun standard, principle of behavior
  • As in reason : noun mental analysis
  • As in reasoning : noun logic, interpretation
  • As in generality : noun vague notion
Example sentences :
  • Still, one must not begin to apply this generalization too early.
  • Extract from : « A Treatise on Parents and Children » by George Bernard Shaw
  • Here, is in the Parmenides, he means something not really different from generalization.
  • Extract from : « Theaetetus » by Plato
  • These are the processes of division and generalization which are so dear to the dialectician, that king of men.
  • Extract from : « Phaedrus » by Plato
  • Generalization is always a new influx of the divinity into the mind.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The Chinese Mencius has not been the least successful in his generalization.
  • Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • It is true that this generalization does not hold with regularity.
  • Extract from : « Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I » by Herbert Spencer
  • Ledwith had the poetic temperament, and the philosopher's power of generalization.
  • Extract from : « The Art of Disappearing » by John Talbot Smith
  • It will be of interest to follow the testing of this generalization in other parts of the world.
  • Extract from : « The Economic Aspect of Geology » by C. K. Leith
  • It is plain that the word suffered a generalization of meaning.
  • Extract from : « Laurence Sterne in Germany » by Harvey Waterman Thayer
  • It is difficult to make any generalization on the amount that should be devoted to publicity.
  • Extract from : « The Building of a Book » by Various

Antonyms for generalization

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