Definition of Individuation

1. Noun. Discriminating the individual from the generic group or species.




2. Noun. The quality of being individual. "So absorbed by the movement that she lost all sense of individuality"

Definition of Individuation

1. n. The act of individuating or state of being individuated; individualization.

Definition of Individuation

1. Noun. The process of individuating or individualizing. ¹

2. Noun. (philosophy) The distinction of the individual from the general or universal. ¹

3. Noun. (biology) The differentiation of tissues. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Individuation

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Medical Definition of Individuation

1. A process of differentiation having for its goal the development of the individual personality. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Individuation

individualization
individualizations
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individuation (current term)
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indivisible by(p)
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Literary usage of Individuation

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1. Senescence and Rejuvenescence by Charles Manning Child (1915)
"The slight degree of individuation in plants makes possible frequent reproduction, so that senescence is not a continuous or nearly continuous process, ..."

2. The Principles of Sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross (1920)
"CHAPTER XXXVI individuation ... The processes which pulverize social lumps and release the action of their members may be termed individuation. ..."

3. Modern French Legal Philosophy by Alfred Fouillée, Alfred Jules Emile Fouillee (1916)
"The Problem of individuation. The theory of rights thus brings us finally face to face with the profound problem which stirred the Middle Ages and which ..."

4. Ontology Or the Theory of Being: An Introduction to General Metaphysics by Peter Coffey (1914)
"THE " PRINCIPLE OF individuation ".—How, then, are we to conceive this something which ... The paradox is restated below in regard to individuation. ..."

5. Philosophy and Civilization in the Middle Ages by Maurice Wulf (1922)
"The problem of individuation. vi. Human personality. vii. God: as pure existence. To inquire into the conception of the world offered by the scholastics is ..."

6. The Evolution of Modern Capitalism: A Study of Machine Production by John Atkinson Hobson (1907)
"The basis, individuation. Ji 20. Organic Relations between Production and Consumption. § 21. Summary of Progress towards a Coherent Industrial Organism. ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"What is the intrinsic principle of individuation by which one being is distinct from another? In the Aristotelean theory the corporeal objects around us are ..."

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