Associations to the word «Generalization»

Wiktionary

GENERALIZATION, noun. American spelling and Oxford British spelling standard spelling of generalisation.

Dictionary definition

GENERALIZATION, noun. Reasoning from detailed facts to general principles.
GENERALIZATION, noun. An idea or conclusion having general application; "he spoke in broad generalities".
GENERALIZATION, noun. The process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances.
GENERALIZATION, noun. (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin