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Meaning of particularly by Wiktionary Dictionary


    Alternative forms


    particular +‎ -ly


    particularly ( not comparable )

    1. ( focus ) especially;
    2. ( degree ) to a great extent
    3. specifically, uniquely or individually
    4. in detail; with regard to particulars

Explanation of particularly by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

    2. he was particularly fussy about spelling
      a particularly gruesome attack
    3. uniquely or characteristically

    4. everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him- John Knowles
    5. specifically or especially distinguished from others

    6. loves Bach, particularly his partitas

    Definition of particularly by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Particularly, adv.
      1. In a particular manner; expressly; with a specific reference or interest; in particular; distinctly.

      2. In an especial manner; especially; in a high degree; as, “a particularly fortunate man; a particularly bad failure.”

      The exact propriety of Virgil I particularly regarded as a great part of his character. Dryden.