Definition of Graduality

1. Noun. The quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages.

Exact synonyms: Gradualness
Generic synonyms: Fastness, Speed, Swiftness
Derivative terms: Gradual, Gradual



Definition of Graduality

1. n. The state of being gradual; gradualness.

Definition of Graduality

1. Noun. The state or degree of being gradual. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Graduality

gradines
grading
gradini
gradino
gradins
gradiometer
gradiometers
gradiometry
grads
gradual
gradualism
gradualisms
gradualist
gradualistic
gradualists
graduality (current term)
graduall
gradually
gradualness
gradualnesses
graduals
graduand
graduands
graduate
graduate(a)
graduate engineer
graduate engineers
graduate nurse
graduate nurses
graduate school

Literary usage of Graduality

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"in the fact that "graduality" has been used indiscriminately to refer to at least four different things: physical graduality, graduality in number of ..."

2. The French Revolution: A Political History, 1789-1804 by François-Alphonse Aulard (1910)
"The debate on the " graduality of functions " was among those in which was evinced most plainly the ... The opponents of " graduality," especially Thibau- ..."

3. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1839)
"... or at short intervals, the instrument of deception here in question consists in holding up to view the idea of graduality or slowness, as characteristic ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"12, 1868. graduality (grad-u-al'i-ti), и. ... The close resemblance of the seedling to the tree, . . . and the graduality of the growth. ..."

5. Theological Essays by Richard Holt Hutton (1902)
"What is gained by showing the graduality of the transition from one creative process to another ? Because only a small addition has been made to the living ..."

6. On Mr. Spencer's Unification of Knowledge by Malcolm Guthrie (1882)
"The idea of graduality of change and of the increment of differentiations, as containing the meaning of Evolution, is carried on throughout the chapter, ..."

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