But then there are the eternal muses, such as supermodel Naomi Campbell, who has inspired everyone from Dolce & Gabanna to Sui.
For now, it appears Palin is Sui generis among America's political dropouts.
The parallels are unavoidable and suggest that the Bible is not Sui generis.
The Bible is not Sui generis—it speaks with a Mesopotamian accent.
Journalists have a soft spot for him, even avowedly liberal ones like me, because if nothing else he is Sui generis.
In the Sui period the Chinese were faced with a further problem.
He wished to judge for himself about these emanations, Sui generis.
Is it necessary to point out that this "Marxism" is a little too Sui generis?
It is Sui generis; we know of none that can pretend to compare with it.
It is Sui generis, without known models, though it gathers to itself many of the prevailing characteristics of Renaissance poetry.
1787, Latin, literally "of one's own kind, peculiar." First element from sui, genitive of suus "his, her, its, one's," from Old Latin sovos, from PIE root *swe-, pronoun of the third person (see idiom).
A person or thing that is unique, in a class by itself: “She is an original artist; each of her paintings is sui generis.” From Latin, meaning “of its own kind.”