- 1used to single out an individual member of a specified group or class
- 2especially great or intense
Using particular: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "particular" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I don't like any particular type of music.
She has a particular interest in history.
He was very particular about his appearance.
This particular model is very popular.
particular Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with particular
I enjoy all types of music, but I like classical music in particular.
The article on climate change was of particular interest to me.
having strong opinions about how something should be done or how something should be
She is very particular about the way her clothes are folded.
Origins of particular
from Old French 'particuler', from Latin 'particularis', from 'particula', meaning 'little part'
Summary: particular in Brief
The term 'particular' [pərˈtɪkjʊlə(r)] is used to single out an individual member of a specified group or class. It can also mean especially great or intense. 'Particular' is often used in phrases like 'in particular,' 'of particular interest,' and 'particular about something.' It is a formal word that can be synonymous with 'specific' and 'individual.'