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1. generalisation

noun. reasoning from detailed facts to general principles.

Synonyms

  • inductive reasoning
  • colligation
  • induction

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • conception
  • misconception
  • divergent thinking

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2. generalisation

noun. (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus.

Synonyms

  • stimulus generalisation
  • carry-over
  • transfer
  • irradiation
  • stimulus generalization
  • transfer of training

Antonyms

  • export
  • import
  • download
  • take

3. generalisation

noun. the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances.

Synonyms

  • theorization
  • abstraction
  • theorisation

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • pleasure principle
  • reality principle
  • yang

4. generalisation

noun. an idea or conclusion having general application.

Synonyms

  • thought
  • principle
  • idea
  • generality
  • rule

Antonyms

  • particularity
  • specific
  • individuality
  • nonspecific

Sentences with generalisation


1. Noun, singular or mass
It’s not often that the use of single words has the ability to signal such a sweeping generalisation about a person, but there are a few that only the southern English ponce would use.

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