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idiosyncratic

[ id-ee-oh-sin-krat-ik, -sing- ]
/ ˌɪd i oʊ sɪnˈkræt ɪk, -sɪŋ- /
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Definition of idiosyncratic

adjective
pertaining to the nature of idiosyncrasy, or something peculiar to an individual: The best minds are idiosyncratic and unpredictable as they follow the course of scientific discovery.
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OTHER WORDS FROM idiosyncratic

id·i·o·syn·crat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for idiosyncratic

idiosyncratic
/ (ˌɪdɪəʊsɪŋˈkrætɪk) /

adjective
of or relating to idiosyncrasy; characteristic of a specific person

Derived forms of idiosyncratic

idiosyncratically, adverb
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