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Idiosyncrasy

Synonyms for idiosyncrasy:

Sense 1

inclination.

dialect

provincialism.

idiom

localism.

Other synonyms and related words:

foible, pose, inclination, temperament, character, temper, affectation, localism, manner.

character (noun)

temperament.

idiosyncrasy (noun)

foible, mannerism.

oddity, quirk (noun)

eccentricity, feature, peculiarity, characteristic, trait, affectation, mannerism, singularity.

specialty (noun)

flavor, mark, feature, property, trait, cachet, quirk, specialization, quality, keynote, Discriminant, mannerism, figure, forte, individuality, stamp, hallmark, specialty, definiteness, particularity, way, characteristic.

unconformity (noun)

difference, uniqueness, funniness, divergence, abnormality, aberration, uncommonness, strangeness, anomaly, inconsistency, exception, impropriety, freakishness, peculiarity, outlandishness, aberrance, curiosity, unfamiliarity, irregularity, incongruity, incompatibility, singularity, deviation, eccentricity, oddity, nonconformity, unconventionality, quirkiness, derangement.

Usage examples for idiosyncrasy:

  • I for my part seek such exercises as suit my idiosyncrasy, and if they are not to your taste I cannot help it. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.

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