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specific, particular
n. a fact about some part (as opposed to general); "he always reasons from the particular to the general"
particular proposition, particular
n. (logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class
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particular, especial, special, exceptional
adj. surpassing what is common or usual or expected; "he paid especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?"
particular
adj. providing specific details or circumstances; "a particular description of the room"
particular
adj. separate and distinct from others of the same group or category; "interested in one particular artist"; "a man who wishes to make a particular woman fall in love with him"
special, particular
adj. first and most important; "his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
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small beer, trifle, trivia, triviality
n. something of small importance
distinction
n. a distinguishing quality; "it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town"
problem, trouble
n. a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"
matter, issue, subject, topic
n. some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
circumstance
n. formal ceremony about important occasions; "pomp and circumstance"
vexation, headache, worry, concern
n. something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
facet, aspect
n. a distinct feature or element in a problem; "he studied every facet of the question"
side
n. an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect); "he was on the heavy side"; "he is on the purchasing side of the business"; "it brought out his better side"
division, section, part
n. one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
factor
n. an independent variable in statistics
nitty-gritty, heart and soul, sum, pith, nub, meat, marrow, inwardness, heart, gist, essence, centre, center, core, substance, kernel
n. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
point
n. a brief version of the essential meaning of something; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
concern
n. a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"
plane
n. a level of existence or development; "he lived on a worldly plane"
characteristic
adj. typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
characteristic
adj. typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
identifying, distinguishing, distinctive
adj. serving to distinguish or identify a species or group; "the distinguishing mark of the species is its plumage"; "distinctive tribal tattoos"; "we were asked to describe any identifying marks or distinguishing features"
unusual
adj. not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite"
exhaustive, thorough, extensive, sweeping
adj. broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
definite
adj. known for certain; "it is definite that they have won"
eclectic
adj. selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas
selective
adj. characterized by very careful or fastidious selection; "the school was very selective in its admissions"
unique
adj. highly unusual or rare but not the single instance; "spoke with a unique accent"; "had unique ability in raising funds"; "a frankness unique in literature"; "a unique dining experience"
precise
adj. sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"
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unwonted
adj. out of the ordinary; "an unwonted softness in her face"
distinct, separate
adj. constituting a separate entity or part; "a government with three discrete divisions"; "on two distinct occasions"
idiosyncratic
adj. peculiar to the individual; "we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures"; "Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting"
individualist, individualistic
adj. marked by or expressing individuality; "an individualistic way of dressing"
several
adj. (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many; "several letters came in the mail"; "several people were injured in the accident"
singular
adj. 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"-William James
ad hoc
adj. for or concerned with one specific purpose; "a coordinated policy instead of ad hoc decisions"
particularised, particularized
adj. directed toward a specific object; "particularized thinking as distinct from stereotyped sloganeering"
special, limited
adj. having a specific function or scope; "a special (or specific) role in the mission"
peculiar
adj. characteristic of one only; distinctive or special; "the peculiar character of the Government of the U.S."- R.B.Taney
proper
adj. limited to the thing specified; "the city proper"; "his claim is connected with the deed proper"
unique
adj. highly unusual or rare but not the single instance; "spoke with a unique accent"; "had unique ability in raising funds"; "a frankness unique in literature"; "a unique dining experience"
original
adj. (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary; "his work is based on only original, not secondary, sources"
first-string
adj. being a regular member of a team; "first-string players"
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universal joint, universal
n. coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions; "in motor vehicles a universal joint allows the driveshaft to move up and down as the vehicle passes over bumps"
universal joint, universal
n. coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions; "in motor vehicles a universal joint allows the driveshaft to move up and down as the vehicle passes over bumps"
general
n. a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); "he discussed the general but neglected the particular"
general
n. a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); "he discussed the general but neglected the particular"
common
adj. having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alone"; "the common housefly"; "a common brand of soap"
regular
adj. in accord with regular practice or procedure; "took his regular morning walk"; "her regular bedtime"
general
adj. applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"
average, normal
adj. conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"
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