So I just put the question out there—is that reaction a characteristic of someone living in Hollywood?
“They will die,” Fugate responded with characteristic bluntness.
But the men, not less, perhaps even more, characteristic of New England, were the Puritans of our day.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, with characteristic deference to facts, denounced the authors as "ultra, ultra liberal."
He preaches his message with characteristic urgency, casting himself as a duty-bound martyr.
For once, he was revealing that fundamental egotism which is the characteristic of all his kind.
These qualities are not characteristic of the average Englishman.
Soames uttered a short laugh at that characteristic minimisation.
The palms are among the most characteristic features of tropical scenery.
Herschel had made his acquaintance in a characteristic manner.
characteristic char·ac·ter·is·tic (kār'ək-tə-rĭs'tĭk)
The part of a logarithm to the base 10 that is to the left of the decimal point. For example, if 2.749 is a logarithm, 2 is the characteristic. Compare mantissa.