Synonym for idiosyncrasy
▶ idiosyncrasy, noun
peculiarityDictionary • One of his idiosyncrasies was to wear orange gloves. peculiarity • He had many little peculiarities.habit • He has an endearing habit of licking his lips.characteristic • Genes determine the characteristics of every living thing.foible • human foibles and weaknessesquirk • the quirks and foibles of people in everyday situationseccentricity • We all have our little eccentricities.oddity • the oddities of the Welsh legal systemmannerism • His mannerisms are those of a preoccupied professor.affectation • Lawson writes so well: in plain English, without fuss or affectation.trick • all her little tricks and funny voicessingularity • his abrupt, turbulent style and the singularity of his appearancepersonal trait
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characteristicThe characteristics of a person or thing are the qualities or features that belong to them and make them recognizable.
• Genes determine the characteristics of every living thing.
eccentricityEccentricities are ways of behaving that people think are strange, or habits or opinions that are different from those of most people.
• We all have our little eccentricities.
foibleA foible is a habit or characteristic that someone has which is considered rather strange, foolish, or bad but which is also considered unimportant.
• human foibles and weaknesses
Thesaurus for idiosyncrasy from the Collins English Thesaurus
a tendency, type of behaviour, mannerism, etc, of a specific person; quirk