Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb To a great degree; especially.
  • adverb With particular reference or emphasis; individually or specifically.
  • adverb With regard to particulars; in detail.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a particular manner; with specific or special reference or distinctness; especially.
  • In an especial manner; in a high or great degree: as, to be particularly unfortunate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a particular manner; expressly; with a specific reference or interest; in particular; distinctly.
  • adverb In an especial manner; especially; in a high degree

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb focus especially;
  • adverb degree to a great extent
  • adverb specifically, uniquely or individually
  • adverb in detail; with regard to particulars

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
  • adverb uniquely or characteristically
  • adverb specifically or especially distinguished from others

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

particular +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Sexual attraction was not something we were supposed to discuss, particularly in a group, particularly with Rama, particularly regarding one of Rama's women, and * particularly* regarding Dana who, along with Anne, was Rama's closest disciple.

    Take Me for a Ride: coming of age in a destructive cult

  • In case God were to try to go back on His Word particularly the bit about there being riches and mansions in Heaven, it would be very convenient to have something neatly highlighted with which to confront Him.

    What Would Betty Do?

  • In case God were to try to go back on His Word particularly the bit about there being riches and mansions in Heaven, it would be very convenient to have something neatly highlighted with which to confront Him.

    What Would Betty Do?

  • In case God were to try to go back on His Word particularly the bit about there being riches and mansions in Heaven, it would be very convenient to have something neatly highlighted with which to confront Him.

    What Would Betty Do?

  • You said that the olive is an Evergreen: to what plant or shrub is the term particularly applied?

    A Catechism of Familiar Things; Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery. With a Short Explanation of Some of the Principal Natural Phenomena. For the Use of Schools and Families. Enlarged and Revised Edition.

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  • Government is instituted to protect property of every sort; as well that which lies in the various rights of individuals, as that which the term particularly expresses.

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    December 30, 2009