What does the word generality mean?

Usage examples for generality

  1. The chief aim of women in making their toilette is to please men, but how poor is the judgment of most men in such matters compared to the unerring instinct of the generality of women! – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Certainly; by doing so he will, in the generality of instances, be almost instantly relieved. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  3. He was of those men who treat and speak of women as a class- creatures to be dealt with successfully according to generality and maxim. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman