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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being particular and pertaining to a certain case or instance; A distinguishing trait.

Usage examples (37)
  • The story and characters are very entertaining, engrossing even, but the specialness is in how the book is crafted.
  • I’ve told you our special name because its specialness is exclusive to our use of it.
  • You love it when your specialness is recognized.
  • One is the implicit and explicit reinforcement of bankers '"specialness," their elite status. for more
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