What is the opposite of specific?

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Adjective
(general) Opposite of clearly defined or identified
“This room has no specific purpose and is just for general use.”
Adjective
(broad) Opposite of clearly defined or identified
“He has a broad range of skills which will be beneficial to our company.”
Adjective
(unspecified) Opposite of clearly defined or identified
“The details and requirements of the project are unspecified at this stage.”
Adjective
(of statements or instructions) Opposite of precise and clear
“He's a good worker, but he will not understand what needs to be done if you give him vague instructions.”
Adjective
(of statements or instructions) Opposite of precise and clear
“He was beating around the bush and making implicit statements while expecting me to understand what he really meant.”
Adjective
Opposite of uniquely connected with someone or something
“This common gene is generic for a wide range of species.”
Adjective
Opposite of exact in correspondence or adherence to something; not allowing or admitting deviation or relaxation
“For the kids, the rules can probably be adhered to in a loose manner.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to things that can be perceived by the senses, as opposed to abstractions
Adjective
Opposite of having many details
“This is a fragment of real history mixed up with a vague account of a real island.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to a single person or thing
“If you find yourself a partner of a similar height and build to yourself, you are effectively doubling your collective wardrobes.”
Adjective
Opposite of distinct or special to a specific individual, thing or circumstance
Adjective
Opposite of easy to understand
“It is a complicated problem that will require a bit of mulling over.”
Adjective
Opposite of specifically identified to the exclusion of anything else
“My five-in-one pressure cooker enables me to cook in multiple ways.”
Adjective
Opposite of of or pertaining to a particular situation
Adjective
Opposite of a stated certainty
“Kris wanted so desperately to trust Jim, but was uncertain of his motives.”
Adjective
Opposite of being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard
“Both involved persons in authority who used half-truths and recklessly false statements to manipulate people who trusted them.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of stating something in a direct and unambiguous manner
“The film makes an implicit statement about our schizophrenic, debt-driven economy.”
Adjective
Opposite of serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group
“That is an atypical location to find this breed of snake, as it usually thrives in warmer conditions.”
Adjective
Opposite of accurate
Adjective
Opposite of honest or frank in nature
Adjective
(of knowledge) Opposite of characterized by an attention to detail or thoroughness
Noun
(usually used in plural form "specifics") Opposite of a distinguishing piece of information
“At this stage, I can only provide a statement of generality for this case.”
Noun
Opposite of a medicine or treatment for a disease or injury
Noun
Opposite of a distinguishing quality or attribute
Noun
Opposite of an identifying characteristic, habit or trend
Noun
Opposite of a distinctive feature
Determiner
Opposite of separate or respective
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