Antonyms of adj nonspecific

1 sense of nonspecific

Sense 1
nonspecific (vs. specific) (vs. specific) -- (not caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides; "nonspecific enteritis")

specific (vs. general) (vs. nonspecific) -- ((sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique; "rules with specific application"; "demands specific to the job"; "a specific and detailed account of the accident")
        => ad hoc -- (for or concerned with one specific purpose; "a coordinated policy instead of ad hoc decisions")
        => circumstantial -- (fully detailed and specific about particulars; "a circumstantial report about the debate")
        => limited, special -- (having a specific function or scope; "a special (or specific) role in the mission")
        => particular (prenominal), peculiar (prenominal), special (prenominal) -- (unique or specific to a person or thing or category; "the particular demands of the job"; "has a particular preference for Chinese art"; "a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"; "an expression peculiar to Canadians"; "rights peculiar to the rich"; "the special features of a computer"; "my own special chair")
        => particular (prenominal) -- (separate and distinct from others of the same group or category; "interested in one particular artist"; "a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him")
        => particularized, particularised -- (directed toward a specific object; "particularized thinking as distinct from stereotyped sloganeering")
        => proper (postnominal) -- (limited to the thing specified; "the city proper"; "his claim is connected with the deed proper")
        => unique (predicate) -- ((followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality; "a species unique to Australia")
specific (vs. nonspecific) -- (being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides; "quinine is highly specific for malaria"; "a specific remedy"; "a specific stain is one having a specific affinity for particular structural elements")

Similarity of adj nonspecific

1 sense of nonspecific

Sense 1
nonspecific (vs. specific) (vs. specific) -- (not caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides; "nonspecific enteritis")

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