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Synonyms for unique

Synonyms for (adjective) unique

Synonyms: unique Definition: highly unusual or rare but not the single instance Usage: spoke with a unique accent; had unique ability in raising funds; a frankness unique in literature; a unique dining experience

Similar words: unusual Definition: not usual or common or ordinary Usage: a scene of unusual beauty; a man of unusual ability; cruel and unusual punishment; an unusual meteorite

Synonyms: unequaled, unequalled, unique, unparalleled, alone Definition: radically distinctive and without equal Usage: he is alone in the field of microbiology; this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem; Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint; craftsmen whose skill is unequaled; unparalleled athletic ability; a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history

Similar words: uncomparable, incomparable Definition: such that comparison is impossible; unsuitable for comparison or lacking features that can be compared Usage: an incomparable week of rest and pleasure; the computer proceeds with its incomparable logic and efficiency; this report is incomparable with the earlier ones because of different breakdowns of the data

Synonyms: unique Definition: (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality Usage: a species unique to Australia

Similar words: specific Definition: (sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique Usage: rules with specific application; demands specific to the job; a specific and detailed account of the accident

Synonyms: unique, singular Definition: the single one of its kind Usage: a singular example; the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting; a unique copy of an ancient manuscript; certain types of problems have unique solutions

Similar words: single Definition: existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual Usage: upon the hill stood a single tower; had but a single thought which was to escape; a single survivor; a single serving; a single lens; a single thickness