Part of speech:
Being the only one of its kind:
Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
The definition of particular is pertaining to a specific person, thing or place, or something that is noteworthy or under immediate consideration.
Having high social rank or influence; prominent:
Explicitly set forth; definite:
Definitely and explicitly stated:
Needing special attention or presenting a special problem, as in education, because mentally gifted or, esp., because mentally, physically, or emotionally handicapped
Specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate
Relating to or directed toward a particular person, group, or purpose:
Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
Development in a particular way; progress:
(Literally) Excluding items or members that do not meet certain conditions.
The definition of peculiar is something important or of special interest.
Not usual, common, or ordinary.
Designed for a specific purpose or use:
The definition of lunch is a meal eaten at midday.
(Cooking, particularly meats) Cooked very lightly, so the meat is still red (in the case of steak or beef in the general sense).
Having one or more distinguishing marks.
The definition of breakfast is a morning meal, or the first meal of the day.
Rare; not common or usual
Precisely limited or defined; definite:
(Gram.) Limiting or specifying; referring to a specific or previously identified person, thing, etc.
The definition of dear is precious or highly thought of.
Supplemental or added to something.
(--- Gram.) Not limiting or specifying; not referring to a specific or previously identified person, thing, etc.
Deserving notice or attention; notable; remarkable:
(In the plural) Tableware (including cutlery, etc, as well as crockery) that is to be or is being washed after being used to prepare, serve and eat a meal.
Dignified in conduct or appearance:
Having no special designation, status, or rank:
Marked by no peculiar quality; not distinguished; ordinary:
Worthy of note or notice; remarkable:
The definition of distinct is separate from or different from.
Not important; insignificant or petty.
The definition of personal is about you, related to you or affecting you, as opposed to the outside world or to anyone else.
Kept in reserve; set apart for some purpose, person, etc.
Intended for a particular purpose
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The definition of commonplace is ordinary or normal.
Commonly encountered; usual:
Making no distinction; incapable of distinguishing
The definition of set is something that is fixed or routine, firmly established or that is unlikely to change.
Kept within certain limits; limited:
In conformity with regular practice or procedure:
The definition of extra is more, larger, bigger than expected or at an additional cost.
Confined or restricted within certain limits:
Entailing or carrying certain privileges:
Marked by lavish or festive celebration:
(Linguistics) Phonemically relevant and capable of conveying a difference in meaning, as nasalization in the initial sound of mat versus bat.
Of or relating to primary schools.
Of, related to, or being a member of the US president's household:
Most important or significant; main; principal
- Specific and particular are both applied to something that is singled out for attention, but specific suggests the explicit statement of an example, illustration, etc. he cited specific cases, and particular emphasizes the distinctness or individuality of the thing so described in this particular case
- Especial is usually preferred where preeminence is implied a matter of especial interest to you
- Special and especial both imply that the thing so described has qualities, aspects, or uses that differentiate it from others of its class, and the choice of word generally depends on euphony, but special is generally used to emphasize the fact of differentiation itself he requires a special diet or exceptional status or quality there is something special in her paintings
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