- 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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Her striking new, vinyl-only single once again confirms St. Vincent's idiosyncratic talent.Is Bigger Better for St. Vincent?
December 4, 2014
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.
November 14, 2014
In 2012, Bentivolio filed as a long-shot primary candidate to take on idiosyncratic five-term incumbent Thaddeus McCotter.Tea Party Reindeer Farmer Faces Extinction
July 30, 2014
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’
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So did drivers across Europe, who launched their own idiosyncratic protests Wednesday.Anti-Uber Protests Shut Down Euro Cities
June 11, 2014
The spelling and punctuation in the original are idiosyncratic and inconsistent.Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Such a sentiment must, fortunately, be in some sense exceptional and idiosyncratic.Hours in a Library
There is much Idiosyncratic spelling in both English and German.Tieck's Essay on the Boydell Shakspere Gallery
George Henry Danton
Perhaps for the first time in his life Edward Henry intimately understood what idiosyncratic elegance was.The Regent
E. Arnold Bennett
The idiosyncratic appeal Tabitha Aykroyd made to Charlotte is related identically wherever she is portrayed.The Key to the Bront Works
- of or relating to idiosyncrasy; characteristic of a specific person
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Word Origin and History for idiosyncratic
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