This should not be news to the president considering how highly he has valued this trait throughout his public career.
This trait ennobles the U.S. military, but also makes it highly vulnerable to taking on undoable tasks.
Mike Daisey is a heavyset man with a soothing voice, a trait that happens to benefit him in his line of work.
He needed this trait, because when he heard reports of gunfire, his job was to take the wheel of an ambulance and drive toward it.
The one trait marketers have not been able to locate in Federer is raw sex appeal.
Then the only trait left to be accounted for is the fine musical ear.
Yes, Horace has represented him, trait for trait, in the person of Lollius.
For the first season some one trait should be chosen for study,—say self-control or courage or consideration of others.
His essay on the Impeachment of Warren Hastings shows this trait.
The second trait which is fully explained only by Hamlet's melancholy is his own inability to understand why he delays.
late 15c., "shot, missiles;" later "a stroke, short line" (1580s), from Middle French trait, from Latin tractus "draft, drawing, drawing out," later "line drawn, feature," from past participle stem of trahere "to pull, draw" (see tract (n.1)). Sense of "particular feature, distinguishing quality" is first recorded 1752, from meaning "line, streak, feature" (1560s), which is common to English, French, and Latin.
A characteristic, especially one that distinguishes an individual from others.
A genetically determined characteristic or condition. Traits may be physical, such as hair color or leaf shape, or they may be behavioral, such as nesting in birds and burrowing in rodents. Traits typically result from the combined action of several genes, though some traits are expressed by a single gene.