1. idiosyncrasy

noun. ['ˌɪdiːoʊˈsɪnkrəˌsiː'] a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual.


  • distinctiveness
  • specialness
  • speciality
  • foible
  • mannerism
  • specialty


  • similarity
  • generality
  • liability
  • weak point

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Rhymes with Idiosyncrasy

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How do you pronounce idiosyncrasy?

Pronounce idiosyncrasy as ˌɪdioʊˈsɪnkrəˌsi.

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Sentences with idiosyncrasy

1. Adjective
It's a weird little idiosyncrasy, sure, but it isn't harmful.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Valencia oranges have a temperature-based idiosyncrasy that may make it appear that the oranges are not ripening.