idiosyncratic meaning

Pronunciation:   "idiosyncratic" in a sentence
Adjective: idiosyncratic  `ideeow'sinkratik
  1. Peculiar to the individual
    "we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures"; "Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting"

See also: idiosyncrasy, individual, single

Encyclopedia: Idiosyncratic


[Medicine]
adj : of, relating to, marked by, or resulting from idiosyncrasy ‹an idiosyncratic response to a drug› ‹an idiosyncratic disease›

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  1. her blackboard technique was also extremely idiosyncratic.
  2. his manner was genial and his speech idiosyncratic.
  3. the model of idiosyncratic exchange provides a variant of contrast theory.
  4. but it was precisely the unpredictable idiosyncratic nature of a policy founded on this illusion that needed to be overcome.
  5. you were the most knowledgeable, albeit idiosyncratic,

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