1. In a particular manner; expressly; with a specific reference or interest; in particular; distinctly.
2. In an especial manner; especially; in a high degree; as, a particularly fortunate man; a particularly bad failure.
The exact propriety of Virgil I particularly regarded as a great part of his character. --Dryden.
adv 1: to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common; "he
was particularly fussy about spelling"; "a
particularly gruesome attack"; "under peculiarly
tragic circumstances"; "an especially (or specially)
cautious approach to the danger" [syn: peculiarly, especially,
2: specifically or especially distinguished from others; "loves
Bach, particularly his partitas"; "recommended one book in
particular"; "trace major population movements for the
Pueblo groups in particular" [syn: in particular]
3: uniquely or characteristically; "these peculiarly cinematic
elements"; "a peculiarly French phenomenon"; "everyone has
a moment in history which belongs particularly to him"-
John Knowles [syn: peculiarly]