1. [ noun ] the quality of being individual
Synonyms: individuality individuation

: "so absorbed by the movement that she lost all sense of individuality"

Related terms: commonality trait singularity peculiarity individuate individual
2. [ noun ] a belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue of self-reliance and personal independence
Related terms: belief rugged_individualism
3. [ noun ] (politics) the doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs
Synonyms: laissez_faire
Related terms: doctrine
Similar spelling:   individual