One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the success of the appeal demonstrates the gallery's singular capacity to attract sponsors’
remarkable, extraordinary, exceptional, outstanding, striking, signal, eminent, especial, particular, notable, noteworthy, conspicuous, distinctive, impressive
rare, unique, unparalleled, unprecedented, superior, superlative, amazing, astonishing, phenomenal, astounding, sensational, spectacular
informal tremendous, awesome, fantastic, fabulous, terrific, stupendous, unreal
2‘Lydia wondered why Betty was behaving in so singular a fashion’
strange, unusual, odd, peculiar, funny, curious, extraordinary, bizarre, eccentric, weird, queer, outlandish, offbeat, unexpected, unfamiliar, abnormal, aberrant, atypical, unconventional, out of the ordinary, off-centre, incongruous, unnatural, anomalous, untypical, puzzling, mystifying, mysterious, perplexing, baffling, unaccountable
North American informal off the wall, backasswards
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