Definitions of rarity

n something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity
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bric-a-brac, knickknack, knickknackery, nicknack, whatnot
miscellaneous curios
collectable, collectible
things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)
collector's item, piece de resistance, showpiece
the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
chachka, tchotchke, tsatske, tshatshke
(Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket
(plural) rare collector's items
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object, physical object
a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

n noteworthy scarcity

infrequency, rareness
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scarceness, scarcity
a small and inadequate amount

n a rarified quality

low density, tenuity
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denseness, density
the amount per unit size

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