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It charts her ascent from the downtown New York art scene of the late 1970s into her own galaxy of sui generis art stardom and activism — a path that has passed through every imaginable lens and manifestation of media.

“It is well established that a fetus is not a ‘person’; rather it is a sui generis organism,” the ruling stated.

A study in American military control, a haunting sui generis novel, and a playful new short story collection.

For a long while Zinfandel was the mystery grape, apparently sui generis except that nobody knew where it came from.

Obama is something of a sui generis figure, yes, but I have my doubts.

Cosell was not only sui generis, he also faded quickly from public consciousness once he was pushed off the air.

This artist is, sui generis, a daughter of the people, of unconventional tastes and habits.

What struck everyone who had the good fortune to hear Chopin was the fact that he was a pianist sui generis.

That finely dressed gentleman is not a physician but a homeopathist sui generis—he professes completely the similis similibus.

Sternes too celebrated indecency, is, with one exception, sui generis.

As the Argus is also sui generis, perhaps Bangs does right to conduct it in a peculiar manner.


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sui generis, such as: different, exclusive, particular, rare, uncommon, and individual.

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