Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to a genus or class: opposed to specific.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "generic":

  1. Such preference is generic rather than individual. - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
  2. At the same time it is strictly individual, for it is the Spirit of Individuality, and is thus to be distinguished from that merely generic race- personality which makes us human beings at all. - "The Creative Process in the Individual", Thomas Troward.
  3. Take, for instance, that heterogeneous collection of articles, grouped under the generic and whimsical head of notions. - "The Romance of a Great Store", Edward Hungerford.