sui generissu·i ge·ne·ris
without a counterpart or equal; unique
Origin of sui generisL, literally , of his (or her or its) own kind
Being the only example of its kind; unique: “sui generis works like Mary Chesnut's Civil War diary” (Linda Orr).
Origin of sui generisLatin su&imacron; generis : su&imacron;, of its own + generis, genitive of genus, kind.
- In a class of its own; one of a kind.
- Anyone who considers the Femmes sui generis has never listened to the Velvets.
- (rarer) By itself; of its own.
- It is nothing to worry about sui generis, but in context of the other factors it's alarming indeed.
sui generis - Legal Definition
Of its own kind. Unique; of its own particular type; in a class of its own.