- in a particular or to an exceptional degree; especially: He read it with particularly great interest.
- in a particular manner; specifically; individually.
- in detail; minutely.
Origin of particularly
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1. exceptionally, specially. See especially. 3. scrupulously.
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Examples from the Web for particularly
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The simple, awful truth is that free speech has never been particularly popular in America.How the PC Police Threaten Free Speech
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Ben is not Orthodox or particularly committed to adhering to traditional Jewish laws.My Week on Jewish Tinder
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Can you talk about some of the books you read that you think are particularly good on the political history of the 1960s?Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
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The trend is particularly concentrated in the coastal states where women are wealthier, more educated, and more liberal.Men Will Someday Have Kids Without Women
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Hester Paine was not particularly well pleased with the meeting.Brave and Bold
Reflects on the Harlowe family, and particularly on Mrs. Harlowe, for her passiveness.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
The white men were slave-hunters, and were after me particularly, as I learned afterwards.Biography of a Slave
They did not seem to interest him particularly, or else they puzzled him.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
The question struck them both as particularly inane, in view of his actions.Chip, of the Flying U
B. M. Bower
- very much; exceptionallyI wasn't particularly successful
- in particular; specificallypensioners, particularly the less well-off
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Word Origin and History for particularly
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