Sentence Examples


  • Even so, however, it starts from a particular premise which only contains many instances, and leaves room to doubt the universality of its conclusions.
  • The key-note of his Gospel is universality: the mission of the Christ embraces the poor, the weak, the despised, the heretic and the sinful: it is good tidings to all mankind.
  • A premise that has the utmost universality consistent with this view can clearly be of no service for the establishment of a proposition that has gone to the making of it.
  • The precocity and universality of his genius impress one the most.
  • In a yet broader sense it is used adjectivally of mere wideness or universality of view, as when we speak of a man as " of catholic sympathies " or " catholic in his tastes."