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  • adj

Synonyms for unique

exclusive to

Synonyms

  • exclusive to
  • particular to
  • peculiar to
  • found only in
  • characteristic of
  • typical of

Synonyms for unique

Synonyms for unique

radically distinctive and without equal

(followed by 'to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality

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the single one of its kind

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highly unusual or rare but not the single instance

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References in classic literature ?
I have been at some small expense over this matter, which I shall expect the bank to refund, but beyond that I am amply repaid by having had an experience which is in many ways unique, and by hearing the very remarkable narrative of the Red-headed League.
His appearance was "distinguished" in exactly the same sense; it was at once conventional and unique.
It had this unique feature, that both sides lay open to punitive attack.
At last I can do justice to the exquisite conception of his 'Conquest of Granada', a study of history which, in unique measure, conveys not only the pathos, but the humor of one of the most splendid and impressive situations in the experience of the race.
Acting on language, those qualities generate a specific and unique beauty--"that other beauty of prose"--fitly illustrated by these specimens, which the reader needs hardly be told, after what has been now said, are far from being a collection of "purple patches.
What interested me was the unique character about whom the tale revolves--the visored horseman who-but let us wait until we get to him.
I find myself," Wingrave continued thoughtfully, "in a somewhat unique position.
He saw it at last, that unique flower, which he was to see once and no more.
A really unique addition to your collection," he smiled; "picked up right on the battlefield.
Not only was old Bashti a stern law-giver, but he was a unique one.
The captain of the Makambo (and, before that, the captains of the Moresby, the Masena, the Sir Edward Grace, and various others of the queerly named Burns Philp Company steamers had done the same) was used to pointing him out proudly to the passengers as a man- thing novel and unique in the annals of the sea.
We are all more or less familiar with the vagaries and eccentricities of frontier law, but this instance, it is thought, is unique.
This unique adjuration came from the lips of a queer little man perched upon a wagonful of firewood, behind a brace of oxen that were hauling it easily along with a simulation of mighty effort which had evidently not imposed on their lord and master.
This one of President Barbicane, unique in the annals of gunnery, might well cost five thousand times more.
Even in the one, unique, tragedy of the period, 'Romeo and Juliet,' the main impression is not that of the predestined tragedy, but that of ideal youthful love, too gloriously radiant to be viewed with sorrow even in its fatal outcome.