Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 78. Generality.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section IV. Order
4. Distributive Order
78. Generality.
NOUN:GENERALITY, generalization; universality; catholicity, catholicism; miscellany, miscellaneousness; dragnet; common run; worldwideness.
  Pan-Americanism, Pan-Anglicanism, Pan-Hellenism, Pan-Germanism, Panslavism or Pansclavism.
  EVERYONE, everybody, tout le monde [F.]; all hands [colloq.], all the world and his wife [humorous]; anybody, N or M, all sorts.
  PREVALENCE, rifeness, run.
VERB:BE GENERAL &c. adj.; prevail, be going about, stalk abroad.
  RENDER GENERAL &c. adj.; spread, broaden, universalize, generalize.
ADJECTIVE:GENERAL, generic, collective; current, wide, broad, comprehensive, sweeping; encyclopedic or encylopedical, panoramic; widespread (dispersed) [See Nonassemblage. Dispersion].
  UNIVERSAL; catholic, catholical; common, worldwide, nationwide, statewide, heavenwide, ecumenical or œcumenical; prevalent, prevailing, rife, epidemic, besetting; all over [colloq.], covered with.
  Pan-American, Pan-Anglican, Pan-Hellenic, Pan-Germanic, Panslavic or Pansclavic, Panslavonic, Panslavonian; panharmonic.
  EVERY, all; unspecified, impersonal, indefinite.
  CUSTOMARY (habitual) [See Habit].
ADVERB:whatever, whatsoever; to a man, one and all.
  GENERALLY &c. adj.; always, for better for worse; in general, generally speaking; speaking generally; for the most part; in the long run &c. (on an average) [See Mean]; by and large, roughly speaking.



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