1In a remarkable or noticeable way: you have singularly failed to live up to your promises [as submodifier]: a singularly unattractive colour
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- A whole array of intellectuals are revealed not merely to be snobs and fuzzy thinkers, but possessed of singularly unattractive opinions based on nothing more than prejudice and stupidity.
- ‘I singularly failed to get an education,’ he says.
- But of the home favourites, it is Senior who is best placed to give the galleries what they want and he is holding his game together this week in a way that he singularly failed to do on his last outing.
remarkably, extraordinarily, exceptionally, very, extremely, really, outstandingly, strikingly, signally, eminently, especially, particularly, incredibly, awfully, terribly, decidedly, supremely, peculiarly, distinctly, conspicuously;
amazingly, astonishingly, phenomenally, astoundingly, spectacularly, prodigiously, unusually, uncommonly, extra;
Northern English right
North American informal powerful
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