- in particular
- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||being the only one in mind or referred to out of many possibilities; specific; special.
He drinks a particular kind of coffee, not just any coffee.The store didn't have the particular battery that I needed.
- similar words:
- certain, definite, individual, special
||own, personal, sole
The word particular
contains the following part:
that means of, pertaining to, or resembling
More about this word part:
The suffix -ar1attaches to bound Latinate bases to form adjectives. Most adjectives ending in -ar1 combine with the suffix -ity to form nouns ending in -arity. -ar1 is a variant of -al2, -ial that for phonological reasons occurs with bases ending in 'l'.