|Origin:||Late Latin particularis, from Latin particula; PARTICLE|
par‧tic‧u‧lar1 S1 W1
1 [only before noun]
a particular thing or person is the one that you are talking about, and not any other [↪ certain, specific]:
In this particular case, no one else was involved.
Most students choose one particular area for research.
a particular type of food
special or great:
You should pay particular attention to spelling.
For no particular reason, he quit the job.
of particular interest/concern/importance etc
Of particular concern is the rising cost of transportation.
I had nothing particular planned.
very careful about choosing exactly what you like and not easily satisfied [= fussy]
Marty's very particular about his food.