singular meaning

[ 'siŋgjulə ] Pronunciation:   "singular" in a sentence
Adjective: singular  singgyulu(r)
  1. Unusual or striking
    "such poise is singular in one so young"
    - remarkable 
  2. Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    "singular behaviour"
    - curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum [Brit], rummy 
  3. Being a single and separate person or thing
    "can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?"; "every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind" 
  4. Composed of one member, set, or kind 
  5. Grammatical number category referring to a single item or unit 
  6. The single one of its kind
    "a singular example"
    - unique
Noun: singular  singgyulu(r)
  1. The form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
    - singular form

Derived forms: singulars

See also: extraordinary, individual, single, singularity, singularly, strange, unusual

Type of: descriptor, form, signifier, word form

Antonym: plural

Encyclopedia: Singular

Examples

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  1. the singular form of "dogs" is "dog".
  2. she had a singular insight into life.
  3. her sense of delicacy was singular.
  4. a singular circumstance then arose in the case.
  5. "trousers " has no singular.

Related Words

  1. singling meaning
  2. singlish meaning
  3. singly meaning
  4. singsong meaning
  5. singspiel meaning
  6. singular arc meaning
  7. singular form meaning
  8. singular matrix meaning
  9. singularisation meaning
  10. singularise meaning
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