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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An unusual habit or way of behaving that someone has. Personal mannerism.

Usage examples (37)
  • For his family, grandpa's one idiosyncrasy of talking too much was hard to bear.
  • What has been termed idiosyncrasy must also be borne in mind.
  • "So it retained its idiosyncrasy, which is almost unheard of."
  • It's quite possible to build a structured story and retain idiosyncrasy. for more
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