Characteristic and Mannerism


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Characteristic noun – Something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind.
Mannerism is a synonym for characteristic in trait topic. In some cases you can use "Mannerism" instead a noun "Characteristic".
Nearby Words: character, characterize, characteristically, characterization, characterized
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Mannerism noun – An odd or peculiar habit.
Usage example: quirky mannerisms such as toying with her hair and tapping her toes

Characteristic is a synonym for mannerism in habit topic. You can use "Characteristic" instead a noun "Mannerism", if it concerns topics such as idiosyncrasy, acts.
Nearby Words: manner, mannered, mannerist
Synonyms for Mannerism

How words are described

human human characteristic human mannerism
physical physical characteristic physical mannerism
notable notable characteristic notable mannerism
particular particular characteristic particular mannerism
Other adjectives: common, feminine, endearing.
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