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Complete the sentence:

Universalism is to particularism as diffuseness is to _______________.

  1. specificity
  2. neutrality
  3. generality
  4. adaptation
asked in Verbal Ability by Veteran (384k points) | 726 views

Universalism: a system of religious beliefs maintaining that all men are predestined for salvation(पापों से मुक्ति)

Particularism: the doctrine that some but not all people are elected and redeemed.

Diffuseness: the spatial property of being spread out over a wide area or through a large volume


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A. Specificity.  This is asking for opposites.



Direct, to the point, purposeful in relating
Precise, blunt, definitive and transparent
Principles and consistent moral stands independent of the person being addressed
Indirect, circuitous, seemingly "aimless" forms of relating
Evasive, tactful, ambiguous, even opaque
Highly situational morality depending upon the person and context encountered
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