Synonyms for particular
pərˈtɪk yə lər, pəˈtɪk-par·tic·u·lar
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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote
A small individual part of something larger; a detail, a point.
Specific; discrete; concrete.
Specialised; characteristic of a specific person or thing.
I don't appreciate your particular brand of cynicism.
He is very particular about his food and if it isn't cooked to perfection he will send it back.
English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote
A circumstance (Latin circum, around, and sto, stand), is something existing or occurring in connection with or relation to some other fact or event, modifying or throwing light upon the principal matter without affecting its essential character; an accompaniment is something that unites with the principal matter, tho not necessary to it; as, the piano accompaniment to a song; a concomitant goes with a thing in natural connection, but in a subordinate capacity, or perhaps in contrast; as, cheerfulness is a concomitant of virtue. A circumstance is not strictly, nor usually, an occasion, condition, effect, or result. (See these words under CAUSE.) Nor is the circumstance properly an incident. (See under ACCIDENT.) We say, "My decision will depend upon circumstances" — not "upon incidents." That a man wore a blue necktie would not probably be the cause, occasion, condition, or concomitant of his committing murder; but it might be a very important circumstance in identifying him as the murderer. All the circumstances make up the situation. A certain disease is the cause of a man's death; his suffering is an incident; that he is in his own home, that he has good medical attendance, careful nursing, etc., are consolatory circumstances. With the same idea of subordination, we often say, "This is not a circumstance to that." So a person is said to be in easy circumstances. Compare EVENT.
"Mere situation is expressed by 'in the circumstances'; action affected is performed 'under the circumstances.'" [
Murray's"New English Dictionary"]
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote
Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
"he always reasons from the particular to the general"
detail, particular, itemnoun
a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
"it was perfect in all details"
particular, particular propositionadjective
(logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class
particular(a), peculiar(a), special(a)adjective
unique or specific to a person or thing or category
"the particular demands of the job"; "has a particular preference for Chinese art"; "a peculiar bond of sympathy between them"; "an expression peculiar to Canadians"; "rights peculiar to the rich"; "the special features of a computer"; "my own special chair"
separate and distinct from others of the same group or category
"interested in one particular artist"; "a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him"
especial(a), exceptional, particular(a), specialadjective
surpassing what is common or usual or expected
"he paid especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?"
first and most important
"his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
finical, finicky, fussy, particular, pickyadjective
exacting especially about details
"a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"
providing specific details or circumstances
"a particular description of the room"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
special, especial, specific, minute, precise, detailed, circumstantial, individual, separate, sole, single, characteristic, distinctive, individual, personal, peculiar, fastidious, finical, scrupulous, precise, strict
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Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way...you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
Can we, should we, would we? Clearly, we work on a priority-based system so if somebody is on a national security watch list, then we pay particular attention to them, but on this occasion, this particular individual was not.
The man who suffers from a sense of sin is suffering from a particular kind of self-love. In all this vast universe the thing that appears to him of most importance is that he himself should be virtuous. It is a grave defect in certain forms of traditional religion that they have encouraged this particular kind of self-absorption.
The coaches have even more responsibility than the sportsmen, they should be more actively making sure that the anti-doping controls from (Russia's anti-doping agency) RUSADA are being enforced. We should be concentrating our focus on particular individuals and not on particular sports.
In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
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- speziell, kleinlich, bestimmt, spezifisch, eigenGerman
- air lethScottish Gaelic
- specific, special, particular, caracteristicRomanian
- характерный, разборчивый, конкретный, частный, специальный, щепетильный, особый, привередливый, специфический, отдельный, особенныйRussian
- konkretan, pojedini, specifičanSerbo-Croatian
- خاص طور پرUrdu
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