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Originality is sometimes a misspelling of originally.

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Definition of the noun originality

What does originality mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: originalities

  1. the ability to think and act independently
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic words: ability / power = possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    • more specific words:
  2. the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • antonym: unoriginality
    • more generic word: quality = an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • more specific words:
    • attributes:

Alternative definition of the noun originality

noun

  1. [uncountable] the quality of being original or novel
  2. [uncountable] the capacity to think independently or be inventive
  3. [countable] something original

Music

  1. "Originality" is the third studio album by Nigerian R&B Superstar Faze released on October 6, 2008. The album gained the tag of being 'THE MOST ANTICIPATED ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2008' as well the most personal album by Faze.
  2. "Originality" is a song by Nigerian R&B singer Faze, which he wrote, recorded and mastered in one day. The song was produced by Waz Beat for Faze's third studio album, Originality. "Originality" is a song that praises and reminds people about past legends and heroes and the performer in this song references himself in the lyrics saying 'One day una go hala my name O'.
    • also known as Originality Single
  3. "Originality" is a 2006 single album by Thievery Corporation.
    • released on (9 years ago)

Writings

"Originality" is a book written by Lina Kostenko.

  • also known as Nepovtornistʹ
  • language: Ukrainian Language

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Google previewThe Linotype Bulletin (1921)

Originality is a swan. The moment you...

Originality is an effect, not a cause. It comes from...

Google previewThe Garden Magazine (1907)

by Wilhelm Miller, Leonard Barron

The only true originality is that which makes a painstaking study of fitness. A humdrum view of a lofty subject this may seem at first. Later, a sickening consciousness steals over one that the spectacular and irresponsible kind of imagination is a ...

Google previewGarden & Home Builder (1907)

The only true originality is that which makes a painstaking study of fitness. A humdrum view of a lofty subject this may seem at first. Later, a sickening consciousness steals over one that the spectacular and irresponsible kind of imagination is a ...

Google previewMexico, a Comprehensive Development Agenda for the New Era (2001)

by Marcelo Giugale, O. Lafourcade, Vinh H. Nguyen

Mexico's originality is that it is trying to build on the linkages between ...

Google previewRecent Advances in Functional Data Analysis and Related Topics (2011)

by Frédéric Ferraty

Its main originality is that it is based upon the expansion of ...

Google previewStance and Voice in Written Academic Genres (2012)

by Carmen Sancho Guinda

Originality is the mean between repeating settled views andindulging inidle speculation. These norms form a code of professional conduct. Toheed this code in one's workis to express the proper stance towardit; to express thiscode in medical ...

Google previewWhat to Do for Head (2002)

by D. Lenst

Originality is an exception rather than a rule; in practice, it is an art of concealing the source. In Homoeopathy, if at all anytiting is ORIGINAL, it is The Provings, or at the most it trails a short way along dispensing of medicine and dosage ( a ...

Google previewComplete Tales & Poems (2012)

by Edgar Allan Poe

originality is a mere matter of impulse or inspiration. To originate is carefully, patiently, and understandingly to combine. The few American Magazinists who ever think of this elaboration at all cannot afford to carry it into practice for the paltry ...

Google previewCanadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (2007)

Democracy for the People and for Each Person by Joseph W. Jacob B.A., M.P.A.

Originality is a valuable element in human affairs. There is always need of persons not only to discover new truths, and point out when what were once truths are true no longer, but also to commence new practices, and set the example of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Enlightenment (2013)

by Michel Delon

Sulzer preferred the originality of a Laurence Sterne, who used subtle detours to lead to greater self-knowledge. For Sulzer, in poetry there was nothing more original than Klopstock's patriotic verse or the incantatory power of Ossian.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education (1998)

by Colin Baker, Sylvia Prys Jones

Apart from the expect- Measuring the Creative Thinking of Bilinguals and Monolinguals Fluency, flexibility, originality and elaboration can be measured by Torrance's (1974a) Tests of Creative Thinking. For example, a person is asked to think ...

Google previewA Byzantine Encyclopaedia of Horse Medicine (2007)

The Sources, Compilation, and Transmission of the Hippiatrica by Anne McCabe

Originality, however, was not a consideration in the transmission of antique scientiWc texts, and Pelagonius' work was considered useful or interesting enough to be translated into Greek. Moreover, despite its obvious dependence upon ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Journalism (2009)

by Christopher H. Sterling

Under American federal copyright law, an image receives copyright protection from the moment it is “fixed in a tangible medium of expression” and as long as it possesses sufficient originality. Since the advent of digital technology, federal ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language (1906)

Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea; a Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words, Prepared Under the Supervision of Francis Andrew March ... and Francis Andrew March, Jr by Francis Andrew March

ORIGINALITY. Assimilation. The act of bringing to a resemblance, likeness, or identity. Copy, etc. An imitation or reproduction of an original work. Copying, etc. The act of imitating or reproducing. See Verbs. Duplication. Exact imitation or ...

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Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions. (Thomas Couture)
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Scrabble value of O1R1I1G2I1N1A1L1I1T1Y4

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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