Definition of singularly in English:


Line breaks: sin¦gu|lar¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪŋɡjələli


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.
1.1In a strange or eccentric way: Charlotte thought her very singularly dressed
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  • I think there is something singularly distinctive about the Irish psyche.
  • Charlotte thought her very strange-looking and singularly dressed.

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