# Vocabulary Word

**Word:**singular

**Definition:**being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior

## Sentences Containing 'singular'

It may be the character of his mind, to be always in singular need of occupation.

``I have found out,''said he,``by a singular accident, that there is now in the room a near relation of my patroness.

Or what if I were to allow would it not be a singular allowance?

I have found it a singular luxury to talk across the pond to a companion on the opposite side.

``I recollect this, because the poor devil's death was accompanied by a singular incident.''

Yet, through a singular impulse, it was neither to her mother nor her brother that she applied, but to Emmanuel.

``Ah,''responded Sinbad, laughing with his singular laugh which displayed his white and sharp teeth.

The bandits looked on with astonishment at this singular conduct until they heard footsteps.

They told ten other stories of this bandit chief, each more singular than the other.

All doubt of his identity was now at an end; his singular host evidently resided at Rome.

``But,''said he,``did you observe one very singular thing?''

They advanced silently, the count guiding Franz as if he had the singular faculty of seeing in the dark.

Still, in spite of all, you must admit that this Count of Monte Cristo is a most singular personage.''

``Ma foi, he has an open look about him that pleases me, in spite of the singular remark he has made about me.''

The age of this singular man, who is of no age, is then, I am certain, thirty five.

``How very singular,''cried Monte Cristo with well feigned astonishment.

``You are a singular man,''said Villefort.

``You know, Albert, women are singular creatures.

``It is singular,''said the doctor;``I was not aware that Madame de Saint Meran was subject to such hallucinations.''

Among them was one of a very singular form, which appeared to have come from a distance.

``And what treatment do you adopt for this singular complaint?''

``Oh,''cried she, without losing any of her cheerfulness,``this is singular!

This habit is not very uncommon with the Gallinaceae, and throws some light on the singular instinct of the ostrich.

Then he stood before the fire and looked me over in his singular introspective fashion.

It looks as if they always send their singular warning or token before them when starting upon their mission.

"It has been in some points a singular case," said Holmes, flicking the horse on into a gallop.

Chance has put in our way a most singular and whimsical problem, and its solution is its own reward.

"There are one or two very singular points about this room.

I have received a very singular letter, Traddles, from Mr. Micawber.'

It was singular to see how the mother still held to the old trick, when the son had abandoned it as useless.

Their shape was very singular and deformed, which a little discomposed me, so that I lay down behind a thicket to observe them better.

All this struck me as mighty singular; yet, upon second thoughts, there was something almost sublime in it.

What seems most singular and suggestively important in this story, is this: it was from Joppa that Jonah set sail.

Fenestræ (singular: fenestra) is a Latin word that means "window".

The province is divided into sixteen districts (, singular: "distrito"):
Attractions.

A square matrix that is not invertible is called singular or degenerate.

A square matrix is singular if and only if its determinant is 0.

Singular matrices are rare in the sense that a square matrix randomly selected from a continuous uniform distribution on its entries will almost never be singular.

Inhabitants of Dordrecht are Dordtenaren (singular: Dordtenaar).

/maj/ does not occur in the singular, and so constructions using /my/ serve as the third person singular.

This point is the only singular point of the curve.

If formula_14 the tangent is not defined and the point is a singular point.

If
the curve has a singular point at infinity and may have several asymptotes.

The equation of the tangents at a singular point are given by the nonzero homogeneous part of lowest degree in the Taylor series of the polynomial at the singular point.

When one changes the coordinates to put the singular point at the origin, the equation of the tangents at the singular point is thus the nonzero homogeneous part of lowest degree of the polynomial, and the multiplicity of the singular point is the degree of this homogeneous part.

A curve "C" has at most a finite number of singular points.

If it has none, it can be called "smooth" or "non-singular".

Inuit is a plural noun; the singular is "Inuk".

Second, ORI is not associated with a singular event.

An important example comes from the singular simplices used to define singular homology.

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