What does universality mean?

Definitions for universalityˌyu nə vərˈsæl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. universality, catholicity(noun)

    the quality of being universal; existing everywhere


  1. universality(Noun)

    the property of being universal, common to all members of a class

  2. Origin: universal + -ity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Universality(noun)

    the quality or state of being universal; unlimited extension or application; generality; -- distinguished from particularity; as, the unversality of a proposition; the unversality of sin; the unversality of the Deluge


  1. Universality

    In philosophy, universalism is a doctrine or school claiming universal facts can be discovered and is therefore understood as being in opposition to relativism. In certain religions, universality is the quality ascribed to an entity whose existence is consistent throughout the universe. This article also discusses Kantian and Platonist notions of "universal", which are considered by many to be separate notions.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of universality in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of universality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Glenn Whipp:

    They've really tried to hone the universality of the film.

  2. Vanna Bonta:

    It is indisputable that evolved thinking recognizes the universality of Life.

  3. Andrey Zvyagintsev:

    The film's reception abroad proves its universality - it is understood everywhere, it evokes compassion for a person who finds himself in the grips of injustice and tries to maintain a sense of dignity.

  4. Adolf Kloke-Lesch:

    Germany has strongly supported the universality of the (global) goals. It now faces a big challenge to link what it has done and will do domestically to the international requirements to achieve the goals.

  5. Hamid Dabashi:

    What is peculiar about his art is that he’s both a rootedly Iranian artist in terms of his landscape, his urban sensibilities, his cinematography, but he’s also managed to raise those Iranian aspects to moments of universality.

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