Etymology

1. peculiarly

adverb. ['pɪˈkjuːljɝli'] uniquely or characteristically.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • peculiar (English)
  • peculiaris (Latin)

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Rhymes with Peculiarly

  • ackerly
  • baggerly
  • beverly
  • bitterly
  • brierly
  • brotherly
  • byerly
  • casserly
  • caverly
  • cheverly
  • circularly
  • cleverly
  • coberly
  • conerly
  • connerly
  • disorderly
  • dubberly
  • eagerly
  • easterly
  • eatherly

Sentences with peculiarly


1. Adverb
If the odor is peculiarly strong, there could be a gas leak near the furnace.

Quotes about peculiarly


1. The tendency has always been strong to believe that whatever received a name must be an entity or being, having an independent existence of its own. And if no real entity answering to the name could be found, men did not for that reason suppose that none existed, but imagined that it was something peculiarly abstruse and mysterious.
- John Stuart Mill

2. peculiarly

adverb. ['pɪˈkjuːljɝli'] in a manner differing from the usual or expected.

Synonyms

  • curiously

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • peculiar (English)
  • peculiaris (Latin)

3. peculiarly

adverb. ['pɪˈkjuːljɝli'] to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common.

Synonyms

  • especially
  • specially

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • peculiar (English)
  • peculiaris (Latin)
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