What does popularity mean?

Definitions for popularity
ˌpɒp yəˈlær ɪ tipop·u·lar·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. popularity(noun)

    the quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after

    "his charm soon won him affection and popularity"; "the universal popularity of American movies"

Wiktionary

  1. popularity(Noun)

    The quality or state of being popular; especially, the state of being esteemed by, or of being in favor with, the people at large; good will or favor proceeding from the people; as, the popularity of a law, statesman, or a book.

    Etymology: popularitas an effort to please the people

  2. popularity(Noun)

    The quality or state of being adapted or pleasing to common, poor, or vulgar people; hence, cheapness; inferiority; vulgarity.

    This gallant laboring to avoid popularity falls into a habit of affectation. uE000151149uE001 Ben Jonson.

    Etymology: popularitas an effort to please the people

  3. popularity(Noun)

    Something which obtains, or is intended to obtain, the favor of the vulgar; claptrap.

    Popularities, and circumstances which sway the ordinary judgment. uE000151150uE001 Bacon.

    Etymology: popularitas an effort to please the people

  4. popularity(Noun)

    The act of courting the favour of the people.

    Indicted for popularity and ambition. uE000151151uE001 Holland.

    Etymology: popularitas an effort to please the people

  5. popularity(Noun)

    Public sentiment; general passion.

    A little time be allowed for the madness of popularity to cease. uE000151152uE001 Bancroft.

    Etymology: popularitas an effort to please the people

Webster Dictionary

  1. Popularity(noun)

    the quality or state of being popular; especially, the state of being esteemed by, or of being in favor with, the people at large; good will or favor proceeding from the people; as, the popularity of a law, statesman, or a book

    Etymology: [L. popularitas an effort to please the people: cf. F. popularit.]

  2. Popularity(noun)

    the quality or state of being adapted or pleasing to common, poor, or vulgar people; hence, cheapness; inferiority; vulgarity

    Etymology: [L. popularitas an effort to please the people: cf. F. popularit.]

  3. Popularity(noun)

    something which obtains, or is intended to obtain, the favor of the vulgar; claptrap

    Etymology: [L. popularitas an effort to please the people: cf. F. popularit.]

  4. Popularity(noun)

    the act of courting the favor of the people

    Etymology: [L. popularitas an effort to please the people: cf. F. popularit.]

  5. Popularity(noun)

    public sentiment; general passion

    Etymology: [L. popularitas an effort to please the people: cf. F. popularit.]

Freebase

  1. Popularity

    Popularity is a social phenomena that dictates who or what is best liked. Through peer influence, target objects can quickly skyrocket in how pervasive they are in society. The more pervasive something is, the more people have access to it. Since popularity is judged in a social context, the more people who support or know something or someone, the more popular it will then be judged. Interpersonally, people can alter their appearance to change how others perceive them, causing popularity to increase or decrease in the form of individual likability or group consensus.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. popularity

    The triumph of the commonplace.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'popularity' in Nouns Frequency: #2478

How to pronounce popularity?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say popularity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of popularity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of popularity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of popularity in a Sentence

  1. Mary Jo White:

    Despite the popularity and broad success of these funds, their history is not without some turbulence, further regulatory steps beyond additional disclosures may be needed.

  2. Leonardo Barreto:

    The continued drop in popularity is Bolsonaro's own doing. His way of governing and communicating is very aggressive and creates too much noise around the president.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    They want to increase the popularity of the game by merely projecting a few players as a big celebrity through daily advertisement and publicity rather than selecting and making everyone play with honesty.

  4. Masahiro Takeda:

    The capybaras are the highlight of our zoo, so we're taking the Year of the Rat as an opportunity to push their popularity up even more, we're really hoping that this will catch on with people from all over the world visiting Japan too.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    People take selfie with a celebrity not at all for his or her popularity, but only to post the same picture on social media to vainly brag and merely show own self as famous personality to friends and others in the networking community;such is our selfish society.

Images & Illustrations of popularity

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

popularity#1#4399#10000

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