Definition of singularity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsɪŋɡjuˈlærəti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪŋɡjuˈlærəti//
[uncountable] (formal)
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the quality of something that makes it unusual or strange One cannot fail to be struck by the singularity of his sculptures. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French singularite, from late Latin singularitas, from singularis ‘alone (of its kind)’, from singulus, related to simplus ‘simple’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: singularity