Friday, July 31, 2009
sui generis adjective [soo-eye-JEN-ur-us; soo-ee-] Being the only example of its kind; constituting a class of its own; unique.
Definitions for sui generis
- Being the only example of its kind; constituting a class of its own; unique.
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Citations for sui generis
This man, in fact, was sui generis, a true original.
They're a special case, a category of their own, sui generis.
Origin of sui generis
Sui generis is from Latin, literally meaning "of its own kind": sui, "of its own" + generis, genitive form of genus, "kind."