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1. particular

adjective. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] unique or specific to a person or thing or category.

Synonyms

  • specific
  • peculiar

Antonyms

  • nonspecific
  • inside
  • middle

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Particular

  • extracurricular
  • perpendicular
  • testicular
  • vehicular
  • curricular

How do you pronounce particular?

Pronounce particular as ˌpɑˈtɪkjələr.

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How do you spell particular? Is it parituclar ?

A common misspelling of particular is parituclar

Example sentences of the word particular


1. Adjective
Read the directions for your particular compass if you are unsure about how to do it.

Quotes containing the word particular


1. All art is a struggle to be, in a particular sort of way, virtuous.
- Iris Murdoch

2. I hope that I inspire women to believe in themselves, no matter where they come from; no matter what education they have; what particular background they originate from.
- Madonna Ciccone

3. There's something about Southern women that is so unique yet so universal. Strong southern women are allowed to be soft and feminine and have a sense of humor. But what I love about Southern women in particular is their universality.
- Connie Britton

2. particular

adjective. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] separate and distinct from others of the same group or category.

Antonyms

  • nonspecific

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)

3. particular

noun. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] a fact about some part (as opposed to general).

Synonyms

  • specific

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • join

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)

4. particular

adjective. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] surpassing what is common or usual or expected.

Synonyms

  • uncommon
  • special
  • exceptional

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)

5. particular

adjective. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] providing specific details or circumstances.

Antonyms

  • good fortune

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)

6. particular

adjective. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] first and most important.

Synonyms

  • special

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)

7. particular

adjective. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] exacting especially about details.

Synonyms

  • fussy
  • picky
  • fastidious
  • finical

Antonyms

  • background
  • play down
  • ready-made
  • outside

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)

8. particular

noun. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class.

Synonyms

  • particular proposition

Antonyms

  • universal proposition
  • connect

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)

9. particular

noun. ['pɝˈtɪkjəlɝ, ˌpɑːˈtɪkjəlɝ'] a small part that can be considered separately from the whole.

Synonyms

  • highlight
  • item
  • part
  • component
  • component part
  • detail
  • high spot
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive
  • stand still

Etymology

  • particuler (Anglo-Norman)
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