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.
- id·i·o·syn·crat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use idiosyncratic in a sentence
Regardless of the makeup of grapes in the bottle, with grower Champagne you are tasting the individual winemaker’s vision — something definitionally idiosyncratic, and sometimes a little peculiar, but always compelling.
I suspect there was also a question of whether such an idiosyncratic product would translate.
In any other year, some idiosyncratic combination would likely come to mind.Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV - Issue 93: Forerunners | Adithya Rajagopalan | December 2, 2020 | Nautilus
It’s also possible the Aces’ style will be less effective in a playoff series, when their opponent is able to spend more time game planning against their idiosyncratic tendencies.
The New York Times takes its headlining choices very seriously, but as we learned from thumbing through years of its headlines, it also makes some idiosyncratic choices.Our Election Forecast Didn’t Say What I Thought It Would | Nate Silver (email@example.com) | August 17, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Her striking new, vinyl-only single once again confirms St. Vincent's idiosyncratic talent.
However, there are a handful of new or idiosyncratic items that I throw into the conversation.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R. | Russell Saunders | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 2012, Bentivolio filed as a long-shot primary candidate to take on idiosyncratic five-term incumbent Thaddeus McCotter.
He dropped a few hints about the “small,” “idiosyncratic” black-and-white movie that he will shoot after he finishes Crimson Peak.Guillermo del Toro on Hardcore Gothic ‘Crimson Peak’ and ‘Pacific Rim 2’ | Andrew Romano | July 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So did drivers across Europe, who launched their own idiosyncratic protests Wednesday.
Perhaps for the first time in his life Edward Henry intimately understood what idiosyncratic elegance was.The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
Thus they tend to be more personal, more idiosyncratic, than in a book it would be lawful for a writer to be.Impressions And Comments | Havelock Ellis
Indeed, those having an idiosyncratic susceptibility to alkaloids should be temperate in the use of tea, coffee, or cocoa.All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
Mr. Phoebus pursued a life in his island partly feudal, partly Oriental, partly Venetian, and partly idiosyncratic.Lothair | Benjamin Disraeli
Under dosage, the circular states: A few patients may be idiosyncratic to the iodides and find they cannot take oxyl-iodide.
British Dictionary definitions for idiosyncratic
of or relating to idiosyncrasy; characteristic of a specific person
- idiosyncratically, adverb
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