rarity

Definitions of rarity
  1. noun
    something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    synonyms: 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
    rariora
    (plural) rare collector's items
    type of:
    object, physical object
    a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
  2. noun
    noteworthy scarcity
    synonyms: infrequency, rareness
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    type of:
    scarceness, scarcity
    a small and inadequate amount
  3. noun
    a rarified quality
    synonyms: low density, tenuity
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    type of:
    denseness, density
    the amount per unit size
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