noun. ['pɪˌkjuːliːˈɛrəti'] an odd or unusual characteristic.
- calling card
- distinguishing characteristic
- distinctive feature
Words that Rhyme with Peculiarity
How do you pronounce peculiarity?
Pronounce peculiarity as pɪˌkjuliˈɛrəti.
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Example sentences of the word peculiarity
1. Noun, singular or mass
Most tracks have some small peculiarity that will affect the way that they need to be marked.
Quotes containing the word peculiarity
1. Moral wounds have this peculiarity - they may be hidden, but they never close; always painful, always ready to bleed when touched, they remain fresh and open in the heart.
- Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
2. Particularity leads to peculiarity and then to pathological behavior. The three Ps. It is very insidious. You would eventually end up in a box. If you try to control your environment, it will control you. And everyone else around you will always have to be making adjustments to your maddening idiosyncracies...You are beginning to enslave yourself with your fussiness.
- Susan Trott
noun. ['pɪˌkjuːliːˈɛrəti'] a distinguishing trait.
- weak point
noun. ['pɪˌkjuːliːˈɛrəti'] something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting.
- collector's item
- piece de resistance