especial especial  /ə ˈspɛ ʃəl/


  • (adj) surpassing what is common or usual or expected



  • The pathology of depression shows with especial clarity that mind and body aren't separate at all; they are part of a single system.



  1. "I could do very good things during my first three matches," Henin said. "Especial(AP) - ly today, I'm very happy the way I played, very aggressive, very consistent."
    on Jun 29, 2007 By: Justine Henin Source: Forbes

  2. "In recent days, Australia has borne an especial sacrifice in Afghanistan with the loss of two brave and treasured soldiers," Mr Downer said. "But this has not diminished our resolve. It is strengthened."
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Alexander Downer Source: The Age

  3. Referring to the writings of the 18th-century politician, orator and political thinker Edmund Burke, Bishop Michael said: "Two different quotations from his writings seem to have especial relevance for us today: 'Never despair; but if you do, work...
    on May 27, 2009 By: Michael Langrish Source: Western Morning News

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