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pərˈtɪk yə lər li, pəˈtɪk-par·tic·u·lar·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. particularly, peculiarly, especially, speciallyadverb

    to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common

    "he was particularly fussy about spelling"; "a particularly gruesome attack"; "under peculiarly tragic circumstances"; "an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger"

  2. particularly, in particularadverb

    specifically or especially distinguished from others

    "loves Bach, particularly his partitas"; "recommended one book in particular"; "trace major population movements for the Pueblo groups in particular"

  3. peculiarly, particularlyadverb

    uniquely or characteristically

    "these peculiarly cinematic elements"; "a peculiarly French phenomenon"; "everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him"- John Knowles

Wiktionary

  1. particularlyadverb

    especially;

  2. particularlyadverb

    to a great extent

  3. particularlyadverb

    specifically, uniquely or individually

  4. particularlyadverb

    in detail; with regard to particulars

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Particularlyverb

    Etymology: from particular.

    Providence, that universally casts its eye over all the creation, is yet pleased more particularly to fasten it upon some. Robert South, Sermons.

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

    With the flower and the leaf I was so particularly pleased, both for the invention and the moral, that I commend it to the reader. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Particularlyadverb

    in a particular manner; expressly; with a specific reference or interest; in particular; distinctly

  2. Particularlyadverb

    in an especial manner; in a high degree; as, a particularly fortunate man; a particularly bad failure

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'particularly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #416

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'particularly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #565

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'particularly' in Adverbs Frequency: #58

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of particularly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of particularly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of particularly in a Sentence

  1. Richard Budgett:

    At the same time the credibility of competitive sport – and particularly high-level sporting competitions – relies on a level playing field where no athlete has an unfair or disproportionate advantage over the rest. it’s important we broaden the evidence base. There is some interesting research that needs to come to conclusion, and that will give us much more information about performance, which is the issue which is really key to determining eligibility.

  2. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Sustained growth is required, particularly in the poorest regions, to catch up with decent living standards and to live a life of dignity, opportunity and hope.

  3. Hilary Farr:

    There's nothing wrong with it. It's just not particularly fabulous.

  4. James Abate:

    We had the sharp reflex rally this week, particularly in the finance sector, as people perceived results that were less bad than what was expected, people are going to digest what's happened thus far with the major banks, as well as Alcoa and some of the major industrial companies.

  5. Goldcorp Chief Executive Chuck Jeannes:

    It's hard to explain what has stood in the way, other than things were working the way they were and the margins weren't particularly high, so it was hard to justify big investments.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. soft-witted
    • B. aculeate
    • C. tacky
    • D. eminent

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