particularly

adverb par·tic·u·lar·ly \ pər-ˈti-kyə-(lər-)lē , pə-ˈti-kyə-(lər-)lē , -ˈti-kyə-lə-lē ; -ˈti-k(ə-)lē ; also pär- \
|Updated on: 17 Aug 2018

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.

Examples of particularly in a Sentence

  1. Pay particularly close attention to the second paragraph.

  2. all of you, but particularly anyone with a problem, should feel free to contact me at any time

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First Known Use of particularly

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PARTICULARLY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of particularly for English Language Learners

  • : more than usually

  • —used to indicate someone or something that deserves special mention



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