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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 of peculiarity crotchet, curiosity, eccentricity, erraticism, individualism, kink, mannerism, oddity, idiosyncrasy, quiddity, quip, quirk, singularity, tic, trick, twistWords Related to peculiarity 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 of peculiarity 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 of peculiarity affection, attribute, attribution, character, criterion, diagnostic, differentia, feature, fingerprint, hallmark, mark, marker, note, particularity, characteristic, point, property, quality, specific, stamp, touch, traitWords Related to peculiarity badge, indication, sign; emblem, symbol, token; charm, grace; excellence, merit, virtue; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, oddity, quirk; individuality, singularity, uniqueness



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