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Unmethodical vs. Singular

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Unmethodicaladjective

Not methodical.

Singularadjective

Being only one of a larger population.

‘A singular experiment cannot be regarded as scientific proof of the existence of a phenomenon.’;

Unmethodicaladjective

not efficient or methodical;

‘the project failed through unmethodical planning’;

Singularadjective

Being the only one of the kind; unique.

‘She has a singular personality.’;

Singularadjective

Distinguished by superiority: peerless, unmatched, eminent, exceptional, extraordinary.

‘a man of singular gravity or attainments’;

Singularadjective

Out of the ordinary; curious.

‘It was very singular; I don't know why he did it.’;

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Singularadjective

(grammar) Referring to only one thing or person.

Singularadjective

Having no inverse.

Singularadjective

Having the property that the matrix of coefficients of the new variables has a determinant equal to zero.

Singularadjective

Not equal to its own cofinality.

Singularadjective

(law) Each; individual.

‘to convey several parcels of land, all and singular’;

Singularadjective

(obsolete) Engaged in by only one on a side; single.

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Singularnoun

(grammar) A form of a word that refers to only one person or thing.

Singularnoun

(logic) That which is not general; a specific determinate instance.

Singularadjective

Separate or apart from others; single; distinct.

‘And God forbid that all a companyShould rue a singular man's folly.’;

Singularadjective

Engaged in by only one on a side; single.

‘To try the matter thus together in a singular combat.’;

Singularadjective

Existing by itself; single; individual.

‘The idea which represents one . . . determinate thing, is called a singular idea, whether simple, complex, or compound.’;

Singularadjective

Each; individual; as, to convey several parcels of land, all and singular.

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Singularadjective

Denoting one person or thing; as, the singular number; - opposed to dual and plural.

Singularadjective

Standing by itself; out of the ordinary course; unusual; uncommon; strange; as, a singular phenomenon.

‘So singular a sadnessMust have a cause as strange as the effect.’;

Singularadjective

Distinguished as existing in a very high degree; rarely equaled; eminent; extraordinary; exceptional; as, a man of singular gravity or attainments.

Singularadjective

Departing from general usage or expectations; odd; whimsical; - often implying disapproval or censure.

‘His zealNone seconded, as out of season judged,Or singular and rash.’; ‘To be singular in anything that is wise and worthy, is not a disparagement, but a praise.’;

Singularadjective

Being alone; belonging to, or being, that of which there is but one; unique.

‘These busts of the emperors and empresses are all very scarce, and some of them almost singular in their kind.’;

Singularnoun

An individual instance; a particular.

Singularnoun

The singular number, or the number denoting one person or thing; a word in the singular number.

Singularnoun

the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton

Singularadjective

unusual or striking;

‘a remarkable sight’; ‘such poise is singular in one so young’;

Singularadjective

beyond or deviating from the usual or expected;

‘a curious hybrid accent’; ‘her speech has a funny twang’; ‘they have some funny ideas about war’; ‘had an odd name’; ‘the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves’; ‘something definitely queer about this town’; ‘what a rum fellow’; ‘singular behavior’;

Singularadjective

being a single and separate person or thing;

‘can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?’; ‘every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind’;

Singularadjective

grammatical number category referring to a single item or unit

Singularadjective

the single one of its kind;

‘a singular example’; ‘the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting’; ‘a unique copy of an ancient manuscript’; ‘certain types of problems have unique solutions’;

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