Characteristic and Distinctiveness


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Characteristic noun – Something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind.
Distinctiveness and characteristic are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Distinctiveness" instead a noun "Characteristic".
Nearby Words: character, characterize, characteristically, characterization, characterized
Synonyms for Characteristic


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Distinctiveness noun – The quality or state of being different.
Characteristic and distinctiveness are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Characteristic" instead a noun "Distinctiveness".
Synonyms for Distinctiveness
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Distinctiveness or Characteristic. 2016. Accessed September 28, 2021.

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