Of, belonging to, or associated with a specific person, group, thing, or category; not general or universal: She did not have a particular caf\u00e9 in mind for their get-together. Distinctive among others of the same group, category, or nature; noteworthy or exceptional: an area known for its particular style of architecture. Of, relating to, or providing details; precise: gave a particular description of the incident. Attentive to or concerned with details or niceties, often excessively so; fussy. Logic Encompassing some but not all of the members of a class or group. Used of a proposition. An individual item, fact, or detail: The two schools are similar in every particular. The police refused to divulge the particulars of the case. Logic A particular proposition.