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pe·cu·liar

 (pĭ-kyo͞ol′yər)
adj.
1. Not ordinary or usual; odd or strange: noticed a peculiar odor in the room. See Synonyms at strange.
2. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique: a species peculiar to the high desert.
n.
1. A privilege or property that is exclusively one's own.
2. Chiefly British A church or parish under the jurisdiction of a diocese different from that in which it lies.

[Middle English peculier, personal, from Latin pecūliāris, from pecūlium, private property; see peku- in Indo-European roots.]

pe·cu′liar·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.peculiarly - uniquely or characteristically; "these peculiarly cinematic elements"; "a peculiarly French phenomenon"; "everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him"- John Knowles
2.peculiarly - in a manner differing from the usual or expected; "had a curiously husky voice"; "he's behaving rather peculiarly"
3.peculiarly - 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"
Translations
بِصورَةٍ غَريبَه
podivně
mærkværdigtsært
sajátosan
sérkennilega
garip şekildeözellikle

peculiarly

[pɪˈkjuːlɪəlɪ] ADV
1. (= strangely) → de forma rara
he's been acting very peculiarlyse ha estado comportando de una forma rarísima
2. (= specifically) → típicamente, peculiarmente
it's a peculiarly French traites un rasgo típicamente or peculiarmente francés
3. (= unusually, exceptionally) → particularmente, especialmente
he was peculiarly quiet that dayese día estuvo particularmente or especialmente callado

peculiarly

[pɪˈkjuːliərli] adv
(= oddly) → curieusement, bizarrement
(= especially) → typiquement

peculiarly

adv
(= strangely)seltsam, eigenartig
(= exceptionally)besonders; a peculiarly British characteristiceine typisch britische Eigenart

peculiarly

[pɪˈkjuːlɪəlɪ] adv
a. (exceptionally) → particolarmente
b. (strangely) → in un modo peculiare, in un modo curioso

peculiar

(piˈkjuːljə) adjective
1. strange; odd. peculiar behaviour.
2. belonging to one person, place or thing in particular and to no other. customs peculiar to France.
peˌculiˈarity (-ˈӕ-) plural peˌculiˈarities noun
peˈculiarly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Don't take off your apron, whatever you do, it's peculiarly becoming," said Laurie, as Jo bestowed his especial aversion in her capacious pocket and offered her arm to support his feeble steps.
And then, of course, he had known people, many people, known them in a peculiarly intimate way that was different from the way in which you and I know people.
Her voice had a peculiarly engaging quality; it was deep, a little husky, and one always heard the breath vibrating behind it.
The clothes of Heyward, which rendered him peculiarly conspicuous, were repeatedly cut, and once blood was drawn from a slight wound in his arm.
At this wild and singular appeal, which indicated that Hester Prynne's situation had provoked her to little less than madness, the young minister at once came forward, pale, and holding his hand over his heart, as was his custom whenever his peculiarly nervous temperament was thrown into agitation.
I had wandered into it at noontime, when all nature is peculiarly quiet, and was startled by the roar of my own gun, as it broke the Sabbath stillness around and was prolonged and reverberated by the angry echoes.
What is it that in the Albino man so peculiarly repels and often shocks the eye, as that sometimes he is loathed by his own kith and kin
The blacksmith availing himself of the mild, summer-cool weather that now reigned in these latitudes, and in preparation for the peculiarly active pursuits shortly to be anticipated, Perth, the begrimed, blistered old blacksmith, had not removed his portable forge to the hold again, after concluding his contributory work for Ahab's leg, but still retained it on deck, fast lashed to ringbolts by the foremast; being now almost incessantly invoked by the headsmen, and harpooneers, and bowsmen to do some little job for them; altering, or repairing, or new shaping their various weapons and boat furniture.
But, sir, he seems peculiarly adapted to this business.
Linnaeus said long ago, "Nescio quae facies laeta, glabra plantis Americanis" (I know not what there is of joyous and smooth in the aspect of American plants); and I think that in this country there are no, or at most very few, Africanae bestiae, African beasts, as the Romans called them, and that in this respect also it is peculiarly fitted for the habitation of man.
It seemed peculiarly sad to sit here, thirteen hundred years before I was born, and listen again to poor, flat, worm-eaten jokes that had given me the dry gripes when I was a boy thirteen hundred years after- wards.
It was a place which was peculiarly meet for the occasion.