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Definitions of particular:
  • noun:   a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    Example: "He always reasons from the particular to the general"
  • noun:   a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
  • adjective:   first and most important
    Example: "She gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
  • adjective:   exacting especially about details
    Example: "Very particular about how her food was prepared"

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