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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 par·tic·u·lar·i·ty /pə(r)ˌtɪkjəˈlærəti ||(ˌ)pɑr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·tic·u·lar·i·ty n.; pl. Particularities
 1. The state or quality of being particular; distinctiveness; circumstantiality; minuteness in detail.
 2. That which is particular; as: (a) Peculiar quality; individual characteristic; peculiarity. “An old heathen altar with this particularity.” --Addison. (b) Special circumstance; minute detail; particular. “Even descending to particularities.” --Sir P. Sidney. (c) Something of special or private concern or interest.
 Let the general trumpet blow his blast,
 Particularities and petty sounds
 To cease!   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the quality of being particular and pertaining to a specific
          case or instance; "the particularity of human situations"
          [ant: generality]