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peculiarity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of peculiarity

  1. 1 an odd or peculiar habit <had the peculiarity of constantly fussing with his hair> Synonyms crotchet, curiosity, eccentricity, erraticism, individualism, kink, mannerism, oddity, idiosyncrasy, quiddity, quip, quirk, singularity, tic, trick, twistRelated Words affectation, airs; attribute, characteristic, mark, property, trait; custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), way, wont; addiction; abnormality, neuroticism, perversion, weirdness; disposition, genius, leaning, partiality; bent, inclination, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn; attitude, character, humor, identity, individuality, nature, personality, temperamentNear Antonyms conformity, sameness

  2. 2 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind <as its name indicates, the red-winged blackbird has the distinctive peculiarity of a red patch on its wings> Synonyms affection, attribute, attribution, character, criterion, diagnostic, differentia, feature, fingerprint, hallmark, mark, marker, note, particularity, characteristic, point, property, quality, specific, stamp, touch, traitRelated Words badge, indication, sign; emblem, symbol, token; charm, grace; excellence, merit, virtue; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, oddity, quirk; individuality, singularity, uniqueness





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