Etymology
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individuation (n.)

1620s, from Medieval Latin individuationem (nominative individuatio), noun of action from past participle stem of individuare "to make individual," from Latin individuus "individual" (see individual (adj.)). Psychological sense is from 1909.

updated on November 13, 2015

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Definitions of individuation from WordNet

individuation (n.)
discriminating the individual from the generic group or species;
Synonyms: individualization / individualisation
individuation (n.)
the quality of being individual;
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