Synonyms for particular

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : per-tik-yuh-ler, puh-tik-
Phonetic Transcription : pərˈtɪk yə lər, pəˈtɪk-

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Définition of particular

Origin :
  • late 14c., "pertaining to a single thing or person," from Old French particuler (14c., Modern French particulier) and directly from Late Latin particularis "of a part, concerning a small part," from Latin particula "particle" (see particle). Sense of "precise, exacting" first recorded 1814.
  • adj exact, specific
  • adj notable, uncommon
  • adj finicky, demanding
  • noun detail
Example sentences :
  • Why the world should have grown cold at that particular moment, we do not know.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • I had particular attention paid to Helen's skating on that very account.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • Heaven forbid that their conduct, in one particular, should savour of injustice.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • We are held by particular bonds of sympathy and common interest with them.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • We are not obliged to conform to any particular set of rules.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • To be so particular as you require in subjects of conversation, it is impossible to be short.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • My uncle Antony presented him to me, as a gentleman he had a particular friendship for.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Do you mean my particular seat, the clerks, or the duties, or all combined?
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • On this particular night their meeting was unusually impressive.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • Inquiries were made as to the health of Mr. Potts' family, and of Mr. Potts in particular.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson

Antonyms for particular

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