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Words nearby sui generis
Example sentences from the Web for sui generis
“It is well established that a fetus is not a ‘person’; rather it is a sui generis organism,” the ruling stated.
A study in American military control, a haunting sui generis novel, and a playful new short story collection.
For a long while Zinfandel was the mystery grape, apparently sui generis except that nobody knew where it came from.Napa’s Earthquake Is Not The Only Thing Shaking The Vineyards|Clive Irving|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
This artist is, sui generis, a daughter of the people, of unconventional tastes and habits.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Ex quibus apparet, qum multa omnis generis perferenda fuerint.
Infra quem quidem terminum præfatus Gulielmus concilia dicti Johannis Hyndlee magistri sui celanda celabit.
Invenient insuper Johannes et assignati sui dicto Gulielmo omnia sibi necessaria, viz.
What struck everyone who had the good fortune to hear Chopin was the fact that he was a pianist sui generis.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
British Dictionary definitions for sui generis
Word Origin for sui generis
Cultural definitions for sui generis
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.”