Examples of trait in a Sentence
This dog breed has a number of desirable traits.
honesty is one of her defining traits
Recent Examples of trait from the Web
Far from flawless, Manziel nonetheless flashed some of the traits that made him a coveted NFL draft pick — athleticism, an ability to escape pressure and keep his eyes downfield, and decent arm strength.
Now, for a few days at least, many migrants feel their strength and stamina are being recognized as traits that make their host country a better place.
He will be forever remembered for these traits along with his smile, humor, and generosity.
In a report exposing the potential leak, New Scientist says that the data contained Facebook users’ answers to a personality trait test.
Lisa Zandy, who portrays May, has the task of fleshing out a character with opposing personality traits.
Payton said both players have similar traits that made them attractive picks.
Florida State safety Derwin James will appeal more to Pace’s affinity for physical traits.
Carter said, and used the traits that made her a quality goalkeeper — specifically her aggressiveness and fast-twitch muscle fibers — as a foundation for her track career.
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attribute, attribution, character, characteristic, criterion, differentia, feature, fingerprint, hallmark, mark, marker, note, particularity, peculiarity, point, property, quality, specific, stamp, touch;
TRAIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trait for English Language Learners
: a quality that makes one person or thing different from another
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