Part of speech:
(Logic) A quality common to all members of a species or class
Having or showing the characteristics, qualities, etc. of a kind, class, or group so fully as to be a representative example
The difference in direction of two lines, planes, or surfaces as measured by the angle between them; specif., a property of a line in a plane, being the angle measured from the positive portion of the x-axis to the line in question
Serving to identify; distinguishing or characteristic:
Marked by or showing prejudice:
Fixed in the character or disposition as if inherited; deep-seated:
Serving to distinguish; distinguishing
Incapable of being eradicated.
A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character.
Attribute is defined as a quality or characteristic of a person, place or thing.
The degree of excellence which a thing possesses
The definition of a faculty is a power, ability or skill.
A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
The sum of the characteristics or qualities that set one person or thing apart from others; individual character
The current, fashionable way of dressing, speaking, acting, etc.
(Music) A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
A special quality or accomplishment conferring uniqueness or honor:
Ways of social behavior; deportment, esp. with reference to polite conventions
The definition of bearing is the way in which a person conducts himself.
Something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks.
In medieval physiology, any of the four conditions of body and mind (sanguine, phlegmatic, choleric or bilious, and melancholic ) attributed to an excess of one of the four corresponding humors
One of the set of still images that constitute a film or video.
(Bot.) Borne at the apex of the support, as an anther
The definition of idiosyncratic is quirky or peculiar, or the temperament which is unique to an individual.
Serving as a particular instance of a broader pattern or situation; representative:
Able to recognize or draw fine distinctions or judgments:
Done to or for or directed toward a particular person:
(Informal) Of or being a distinctive, identifying feature or characteristic
(Not comparable) Newly created.
Special describes something that is superior, great, or unique or something that is only for specific people.
The definition of particular is pertaining to a specific person, thing or place, or something that is noteworthy or under immediate consideration.
In accordance with symptoms
Intended only for the use of an individual, group, or organization.
(Figuratively) Referring to a membership organisation, service or product: of high quality and/or reknown, for superior members only. A snobbish usage, suggesting that members who do not meet requirements, which may be financial, of celebrity, religion, skin colour etc., are excluded.
The definition of inherent is an essential quality that is part of a person or thing.
(Comput.) Of or having to do with the use of computer diagnostics
Serving to indicate:
Very closely associated; constant:
A point where a measured variable reaches unmeasurable or infinite value
The definition of a qualification is a condition or situation that allows something to happen.
A specific moral quality regarded as good or meritorious
A standard of quality, proficiency, propriety, etc.
One that has or shows an abundance of a quality as if highly concentrated:
A change or development in a particular way:
Degree of worth; quality:
The state, quality, or fact of being particular
A distinctive feature or characteristic
The definition of a cast is something formed in a certain way, or the company of a play.
The art or knack of doing something easily, skillfully, quickly, etc.
Any identifying mark or feature; characteristic; sign
Excessive use of some distinctive, often affected, manner or style in art, literature, speech, or behavior
A sudden sharp turn or twist:
The definition of a badge is a distinct mark, identifying signal or mark of allegiance.
A getting rid of something
A thing specialized in; special interest, field of study or professional work, etc.
A particular state of mind or emotion:
Of or relating to an individual, especially a single human:
The definition of peculiar is something important or of special interest.
The cast or structure of anything, or of any part of a thing, as of a landscape, a picture, a treaty, or an essay; any marked peculiarity or characteristic; as, one of the features of the landscape.
The definition of an endowment is a gift of money, talent or other asset that has been given to someone or to an institution, or is the act of giving such a gift.
A predisposition to think, act, or proceed in a particular way:
Any of the main constituent parts, as of a high-fidelity sound system
A means to an end:
Deviating from what is typical for a specified thing:
The act of attributing, especially the act of establishing a particular person as the creator of a work of art.
Of or relating to a vintage.
A distinctive element
The part of a logarithm to the base ten that is to the right of the decimal point. For example, if 2.749 is a logarithm, .749 is the mantissa.
any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
Typical; having the same properties of interest as a larger group.
The definition of normal is regular, natural or staying with the general standard.
Firmly, often dogmatically held:
(Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
An area of grassland unbounded by hedges or fences.
- Individual and distinctive suggest the possession of a quality or qualities that distinguish something from others of its class or kind, distinctive often adding the implication of excellence an individual, or distinctive, literary style
- Characteristic suggests the indication of a quality that is typical of or peculiar to, and that helps identify, something or someone her characteristic disdain for convention, the characteristic taste of honey
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