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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 ?
She was extremely glad that they had come to so good an understanding respecting the Eltons, and that their opinions of both husband and wife were so much alike; and his praise of Harriet, his concession in her favour, was peculiarly gratifying.
We shall next proceed to show how that government which is peculiarly called a state arises alongside of democracy and oligarchy, and how it ought to be established; and this will at the same time show what are the proper boundaries of both these governments, for we must mark out wherein they differ from one another, and then from both these compose a state of such parts of each of them as will show from whence they were taken.
But then, may not I be peculiarly constituted to write?
Of one thing I am distinctly conscious: the man's presence at my side was strangely distasteful and disquieting--so much so that when I at last pulled up under the lights of the Putnam House I experienced a sense of having escaped some spiritual peril of a nature peculiarly forbidding.
It was eleven by the clock, but it seemed peculiarly dark out of doors.
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.
Even the farrier did not negative this sentiment: on the contrary, he took it up as peculiarly his own, and invited any hardy person present to contradict him.
Of all the cares or concerns of government, the direction of war most peculiarly demands those qualities which distinguish the exercise of power by a single hand.
But the fear of not being able to carry it through effectively has always made me shy of assuming the moral attitude; and in this case the certainty that my sentiments would be lost on Strickland made it peculiarly embarrassing to utter them.
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.
The natural aptitude of the French for seizing the picturesqueness of things seems to be peculiarly evinced in what paintings and engravings they have of their whaling scenes.
But, sir, he seems peculiarly adapted to this business.