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See definition of particular on Dictionary.com
  • adj.exact, specific
  • adj.notable, uncommon
  • adj.finicky, demanding
  • noundetail

synonyms for particular

  • appropriate
  • distinct
  • peculiar
  • precise
  • singular
  • special
  • express
  • full
  • individual
  • limited
  • local
  • minute
  • accurate
  • blow-by-blow
  • circumstantial
  • clocklike
  • detailed
  • especial
  • intrinsic
  • itemized
  • meticulous
  • painstaking
  • particularized
  • scrupulous
  • selective
  • thorough
  • topical
See also synonyms for: particulars
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antonyms for particular

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  • ambiguous
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • regular
  • usual
  • imprecise
  • indefinite
  • common
  • general
  • indifferent
  • inexact
  • nonchalant
  • undemanding
  • undiscriminating
  • unimportant
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How to use particular in a sentence

In the past year, the conversation about bird names has taken on a particular sense of urgency.
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They’re choosing some combination of sensitive and non-sensitive questions, ostensibly because the payment isn’t enough to overcome some of the problems that they might have with asking particular sensitive questions.
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As part of that second leaderboard, he is the king of Super Bowls in particular.
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At that time, the strategist said Weaver did nothing to suggest he had an interest in men, let alone an interest in the strategist in particular.
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Home Games has developed three products in particular to optimize mobile game creation.
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Citizens who lived in a particular community would, through officials elected at the community level, set police policy in their neighborhood.
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Serving as a natural extension of their faith work, the communities in which they are embedded could help us reach residents in particular in Wards 5, 7 and 8 who have not gone to the website, not called the call center.
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It would make things worse for you in particular—at the very least, it would require an awkward conversation—but you can’t guarantee that no damage was done just because nobody broke a lamp.
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We also made a number of assumptions, guided by experts, when determining whether a particular provision violated the spirit of the law.
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The series includes information such as resume prep and interviewing skills which may be challenging for the unique needs of this particular population.
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