Singular vs Eccentricwhimsical - What's the difference?

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Singular is a related term of eccentricwhimsical.



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(en adjective)
  • Being only one of a larger population.
  • A singular experiment cannot be regarded as scientific proof of the existence of a phenomenon.
  • Being the only one of the kind; unique.
  • She has a singular personality.
  • * Addison
  • These busts of the emperors and empresses are all very scarce, and some of them almost singular in their kind.
  • * Chaucer
  • And God forbid that all a company / Should rue a singular man's folly.
    (Francis Bacon)
  • Distinguished by superiority; eminent; extraordinary; exceptional.
  • a man of singular gravity or attainments
  • Out of the ordinary; curious.
  • It was very singular ; I don't know why he did it.
  • * Denham
  • So singular a sadness / Must have a cause as strange as the effect.
  • * Milton
  • His zeal / None seconded, as out of season judged, / Or singular and rash.
  • (grammar) Referring to only one thing or person.
  • (linear algebra, of matrix) Having no inverse.
  • (linear algebra, of transformation) Having the property that the matrix of coefficients of the new variables has a determinant equal to zero.
  • (set theory, of a cardinal number) Not equal to its own .
  • (legal) Each; individual.
  • to convey several parcels of land, all and singular
  • (obsolete) Engaged in by only one on a side; single.
  • * Holinshed
  • to try the matter thus together in a singular combat


    * (being only one) individual * (being the only one of a kind) unique * (distinguished by superiority) exceptional, extraordinary, remarkable * (being out of the ordinary) curious, eccentric, funny, odd, peculiar, strange, rum, rummy, unusual * non-invertible


    * plural * invertible, non-singular

    Derived terms

    * singularity * singularize


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

    * plural

    See also

    * * simplex * simple * single * singulus


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    Not English

    Eccentricwhimsical has no English definition. It may be misspelled.