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1. generalization

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌdʒɛnrəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] reasoning from detailed facts to general principles.

Synonyms

  • inductive reasoning
  • colligation
  • induction

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • conception
  • misconception
  • divergent thinking

Etymology

  • -ization (English)
  • -ation (English)
  • general (English)
  • general (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Generalization

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with generalization


1. Noun, singular or mass
This may be a generalization, but you get the idea.

2. generalization

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌdʒɛnrəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances.

Synonyms

  • generalisation
  • abstraction
  • theorisation

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • pleasure principle
  • reality principle
  • yang

Etymology

  • -ization (English)
  • -ation (English)
  • general (English)
  • general (Anglo-Norman)

3. generalization

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌdʒɛnrəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] an idea or conclusion having general application.

Synonyms

  • thought
  • principle
  • idea
  • generality
  • rule

Antonyms

  • particularity
  • specific
  • individuality
  • nonspecific

Etymology

  • -ization (English)
  • -ation (English)
  • general (English)
  • general (Anglo-Norman)

4. generalization

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝəlɪˈzeɪʃən, ˌdʒɛnrəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] (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

Etymology

  • -ization (English)
  • -ation (English)
  • general (English)
  • general (Anglo-Norman)
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