But Leno's idiosyncrasies haven't helped his image among comics.
Despite these idiosyncrasies, Romney and Paul felt they could not ignore the state this time around.
She understood the idiosyncrasies of Soviet life, having spent several years in Russia as a young reporter.
Once you know that Ramona has her idiosyncrasies, they can actually move into the charming zone, and not to the alarming zone.
They cut wires in certain ways, there are idiosyncrasies in how these bombs are designed.
But alas, it was only their idiosyncrasies which used to make any impression upon us.
Besides, she liked Aunt Rachel and pitied her idiosyncrasies.
I don't exactly see whose business it is to investigate Mr. Maurice Kirkwood's idiosyncrasies and constitutional history.
His knowledge of Giorgio's idiosyncrasies had not played him false.
idiosyncrasies against certain foods are, at times, manifested by patients.
c.1600, from French idiosyncrasie, from Greek idiosynkrasia "a peculiar temperament," from idios "one's own" (see idiom) + synkrasis "temperament, mixture of personal characteristics," from syn "together" (see syn-) + krasis "mixture" (see rare (adj.2)). Originally in English a medical term meaning "physical constitution of an individual." Mental sense first attested 1660s.
idiosyncrasy id·i·o·syn·cra·sy (ĭd'ē-ō-sĭng'krə-sē)
A structural or behavioral trait peculiar to an individual or a group.
A physiological or temperamental peculiarity.
An unusual individual reaction to food or a drug.