particularly

adverb
par·​tic·​u·​lar·​ly | \ pər-ˈti-kyə-(lər-)lē How to pronounce particularly (audio) , pə-ˈti-kyə-(lər-)lē, -ˈti-kyə-lə-lē; -ˈti-k(ə-)lē; also pär- How to pronounce particularly (audio) \

Definition of particularly

1 : in a particular manner : in detail
2 : to an unusual degree a particularly dry summer particularly stormy weather
3 : in particular : specifically The tools were useful, particularly the knife.

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Synonyms & Antonyms for particularly

Synonyms

especially, specifically

Antonyms

generally

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Examples of particularly in a Sentence

Pay particularly close attention to the second paragraph. all of you, but particularly anyone with a problem, should feel free to contact me at any time

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My skin has been looking particularly rough post–fashion month, so my dream beauty splurge would be a trip to Seoul to have my Korean derm sort me out. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, "10 Decadent Beauty Splurges Worthy of Your Tax Return, According to Vogue Editors," 10 Apr. 2019 The tiles throughout the space are particularly striking. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "A Mecca of Spanish Design and Food Opens in New York," 3 Apr. 2019 Speaking of which, Robin and Stephen say that while any time of day is a good time to visit the store, shopping at night is a particularly unique, relaxing experience. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Roman and Williams Guild Is So Stunning, You'll Want to Move in," 2 Apr. 2019 My early experiences in feminist circles haven’t been particularly inclusive. Hadeel Eltayeb, Teen Vogue, "Listening to Muslim Women Is More Important This Muslim Women's Day Than Ever Before," 27 Mar. 2019 But with its tremendous growth has come intense debate, particularly among members of the trans community whose beliefs about passing are varied and fraught. Serena Daniari, Allure, "The Complicated Process of Undergoing Facial-Feminization Surgery, and Why I Did It," 23 Mar. 2019 The global bond market flashed two prominent warning signals on the economy Friday, spooking investors and feeding a selloff in stocks—particularly bank stocks. Avantika Chilkoti, WSJ, "Twin Troubles Strike the Bond Market," 22 Mar. 2019 Paradox And Seattle is a very different place from Santa Monica, particularly Seattle in 2019 versus Santa Monica in 2004. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "15 years later, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 is finally happening," 21 Mar. 2019 Once used to indicate social status, the indigo pigment is a stark contrast to the surrounding desert and looks particularly magical at night. Megan Barber, Curbed, "The 25 most colorful cities in the world," 19 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of particularly

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of particularly was in the 14th century

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particularly

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of particularly

: more than usually
used to indicate someone or something that deserves special mention

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