noun, plural id·i·o·syn·cra·sies.
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Origin of idiosyncrasy
synonym study for idiosyncrasy
OTHER WORDS FROM idiosyncrasyid·i·o·syn·crat·ic [id-ee-oh-sin-krat-ik, -sing-], /ˌɪd i oʊ sɪnˈkræt ɪk, -sɪŋ-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for idiosyncrasy
While some of these idiosyncrasies can be explained by gravitational interactions in systems with multiple planets, there might be conditions where planets could form in bizarre orbits.Three stars, warped rings may show how planets end up moving backward|John Timmer|September 3, 2020|Ars Technica
However, every election in every cycle brings its own idiosyncrasies.Ed Markey Won, But It’s Still Been A Rough Year For Incumbents|Nathaniel Rakich (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 2, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Another form of the trick of idiosyncrasy is the bald realism of the sensationalist.How to Write a Novel|Anonymous
It was certainly the Mafferton idiosyncrasy to be extravagantly kind.An American Girl in London|Sara Jeannette Duncan
I don't pretend to account for this idiosyncrasy of human nature; I merely state it as a fact.The Inner Shrine|Basil King
He had a constitutional dislike for falsehoods, which was perhaps not so much a virtue as an idiosyncrasy.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
It was an idiosyncrasy of Jackson's to gather and take with him every filing.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston