Idiosyncrasy synonyms

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The definition of a quirk is an odd occurrence or a unique and peculiar behavior or characteristic.
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That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity.
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An example or instance of eccentric behavior.
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An established disposition of the mind or character:
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An expression peculiar to or characteristic of a particular language, especially when the meaning is illogical or separate from the meanings of its component words.
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(Mathematics) The least number of times the multiplicative identity in a ring needs to be added to itself to reach the additive identity, or, if the additive identity is never reached, zero. The integers have a characteristic of zero; the integers modulo 12 have a characteristic of 12.
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An unusual mannerism.
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(--- Computers) A hypothetical future point in time when artificial intelligence will surpass human intelligence and be able to self-replicate and improve itself autonomously.
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A distinctive behavioral trait, especially one that calls attention to itself; an idiosyncrasy.
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A strange person; an oddball.
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A small weakness; slight frailty in character
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(Uncountable) The state of being quirky
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Peculiar behavior
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Synonym Study

  • Eccentricity implies considerable deviation from what is normal or customary and connotes whimsicality or even mental aberration his eccentricity of wearing overshoes in the summer
  • Idiosyncrasy refers to any personal mannerism or peculiarity and connotes strong individuality the idiosyncrasies of a writer's style
Find another word for idiosyncrasy. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for idiosyncrasy, like: quirk, peculiarity, eccentricity, habit, idiom, characteristic, affectation, singularity, idiosyncracy, trait and mannerism.