One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The quality of being the only one of its kind.‘the ability to celebrate the uniqueness of each individual’‘genetic uniqueness’
- ‘It has been studied little apart from a small community of virologists interested in the fundamental properties and uniqueness of the virus.’
- ‘One of his two articles is on the uniqueness of the soul.’
- ‘When dealing with acids and bases, remember the uniqueness of hydrogen bonds.’
- ‘There are a number of plausible accounts of how the uniqueness of the human thumb may have shaped the human brain, language, and culture.’
- ‘Molecular biology associates our individuality with the uniqueness of the genes.’
- 1.1 The quality of being particularly remarkable, special, or unusual.‘the actors bring creativity and uniqueness to their characters’‘the president emphasized the uniqueness of the scheme’
- ‘A passerby stopped and contemplated his tomb because of its uniqueness but then moved on.’
- ‘He shows us what was so special about the tragedy of the 20th century and the uniqueness of its crisis.’
- ‘Nothing further needs to be said about the uniqueness of the two musicians' partnership.’
- ‘The uniqueness of the project lies not just in the topic but in the approach—looking at the entire field as a system.’
- ‘Processors are requesting a twist to popular ice creams that add uniqueness to their products without getting outside the bounds of customer trial.’
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