Examples from the Web for mannerism
Here the woman-poet is strong and sane; here she is free from obscurity and mannerism, and from grotesque rhymes.
Aubrey Beardsley's figures were but a mannerism of this sort (applause).Oscar Wilde|Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
The truth is that with Kenny Meadows mannerism takes the place of genius.
On one point we wholly and entirely agreed—namely, in thinking rudeness of any kind to be not a mannerism, but a deadly sin.Hugh|Arthur Christopher Benson
The affectation is so natural, the mannerism so simple, that it is some time before one realises how great in degree both are.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury