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Definition for sui (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for sui
“It is well established that a fetus is not a ‘person’; rather it is a sui generis organism,” the ruling stated.
Obama is something of a sui generis figure, yes, but I have my doubts.
Cosell was not only sui generis, he also faded quickly from public consciousness once he was pushed off the air.The Only Sportscaster That Mattered: New Biography of Howard Cosell|Robert Lipsyte|November 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Journalists have a soft spot for him, even avowedly liberal ones like me, because if nothing else he is sui generis.
Instead, she went to a gas station, where by chance, Sui Mak's husband, Bing, spotted her.
Illic olor, sui funeris praeco, mellitae citherizationis organo vitae prophetabat apocopam.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Sui generis, to be himself he must stand alone, and alone he stood during the remainder of his life.My Friends at Brook Farm|John Van Der Zee Sears
Knowledge is sui generis and therefore a 'theory' of it is impossible.Kant's Theory of Knowledge|Harold Arthur Prichard
All is momentary, all is pain, all is sui generis, all is unreal.The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha|Madhava Acharya
Hæc sunt enim fundamenta firmissima nostræ libertatis, sui quemque juris et retinendi et dimittendi esse dominum.The Life of Daniel De Foe|George Chalmers
British Dictionary definitions for sui
Word Origin for sui generis
Cultural definitions for sui
A person or thing that is unique, in a class by itself: “She is an original artist; each of her paintings is sui generis.” From Latin, meaning “of its own kind.”