particularly

[ per-tik-yuh-ler-lee, puh-tik- ]
/ pərˈtɪk yə lər li, pəˈtɪk- /

adverb

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.

Nearby words

  1. particular negative,
  2. particular solution,
  3. particularism,
  4. particularity,
  5. particularize,
  6. particulars,
  7. particulars of claim,
  8. particulate,
  9. particulate inheritance,
  10. partier

Origin of particularly

1350–1400; Middle English. See particular, -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for particularly

particularly

/ (pəˈtɪkjʊləlɪ) /

adverb

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

particularly

adv.

"in a special degree, more than others," 1670s, from particular (adj.) + -ly (2).

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