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singular

sin·gu·lar

singular

 
pronunciation:
sIng gy lr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extraordinary or exceptional.
The ballet gave a singular performance last night and it received raves from the critics.
synonyms:
exceptional, extraordinary, notable, rare, special, uncommon
antonyms:
usual
similar words:
incomparable, noteworthy, outstanding, phenomenal, remarkable, signal, striking, unique
definition 2: being one; individual or unique.
synonyms:
different, distinctive, individual, special, unique
similar words:
particular, peculiar, single
definition 3: unusual, peculiar, or strange.
a singular sound
synonyms:
odd, peculiar, rare, remarkable, strange, uncommon, unusual
antonyms:
usual
similar words:
atypical, curious, different, outlandish, particular, quaint, queer, special, weird
definition 4: in grammar, of or designating the form of a word that indicates singleness. (Cf. plural.)
 
part of speech: noun
definition: in grammar, the singular number, or a word or form in this number. (Cf. plural.)
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