Definition of Singularly

1. Adverb. In a singular manner or to a singular degree. "Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone"

Partainyms: Singular



Definition of Singularly

1. adv. In a singular manner; in a manner, or to a degree, not common to others; extraordinarily; as, to be singularly exact in one's statements; singularly considerate of others.

Definition of Singularly

1. Adverb. In a singular manner. ¹

2. Adverb. Strangely; oddly. ¹

3. Adverb. So as to express one, or the singular number. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Singularly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Singularly

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Literary usage of Singularly

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1. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"It does not appear so rich as the smaller church, but boasts of a little organ, which sent forth singularly inharmonious cries. ..."

2. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1920)
"... As might be guessed, they are not the productions of a literary master; yet they confirm our opinion of his singularly keen and stringent personality. ..."

3. The Lancet (1842)
"singularly enough, a few days afterwards the complaints were almost universal in the House of Commons (and we believe Lord GRANVILLE SOMERSET was a ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"Places or persons struck with lightning were considered by the ancients with pious horror, as singularly devoted to the wrath of Hea- ven. ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"As a picture of New England village life it is singularly unfortunate, and still more so as a picture of village life in the valley of the Connecticut, ..."

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