Definition of Particularism

1. Noun. A focus on something particular.

Generic synonyms: Centering, Direction, Focal Point, Focus, Focusing, Focussing
Derivative terms: Particularistic



Definition of Particularism

1. n. A minute description; a detailed statement.

Definition of Particularism

1. Noun. An excessive focus on a particular group ¹

2. Noun. The principle that each part of a federation etc. may act independently of a central authority ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Particularism

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Medical Definition of Particularism

1. 1. A minute description; a detailed statement. 2. The doctrine of particular election. 3. Devotion to the interests of one's own kingdom or province rather than to those of the empire. Origin: Cf. F. Particularisme. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Particularism

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1. Social Process by Charles Horton Cooley (1918)
"CHAPTER V particularism VERSUS THE ORGANIC VIEW INTELLECTUAL particularism—ITS ... A form of particularism that until recently was quite general is one that ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"Yet there had been a certain simplification of German particularism. ... But this territorial particularism was the only one which remained of importance. ..."

3. Israel Among the Nations: A Study of the Jews and Antisemitism by Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu, Frances Hellman (1895)
"L Reasons for the Persistence of Israel's particularism—The Spirit of Clanship and ... Whence comes this persistent particularism, joined to a sort of ..."

4. A History of England and the British Empire by Arthur Donald Innes (1915)
"In this latter sense its antithesis is particularism. The fundamental issue of the American ... Where particularism is dominant it spells disintegration. ..."

5. Bismarck, the Man and the Statesman: Being the Reflections and Reminiscences by Otto Bismarck (1898)
"I have had perhaps harder battles to fight against Prussian particularism than against the particularism of the other German states and dynasties, ..."

6. Bismarck, the Man & the Statesman: Being the Reflections and Reminiscences by Otto Bismarck (1898)
"I have had perhaps harder battles to fight against Prussian particularism than against the particularism of the other German states and dynasties, ..."

7. Bismarck, the Man and the Statesman: Being the Reflections and Reminiscences by Otto Bismarck, Arthur John Butler (1899)
"... to fight against Prussian particularism than against the particularism of the other German states and dynasties, and my relation to the Emperor William ..."

8. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe (1905)
"CHAPTER IX THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN NATIONALISM AND particularism UNDER ADAMS THE closing of Monroe's administration and the opening of that of John Quincy ..."

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