Eccentricity and Idiosyncrasy


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Eccentricity noun – An odd or peculiar habit.
Usage example: one of the woman's eccentricities was her lifelong habit of reading while soaking in the bathtub for hours

Idiosyncrasy is a synonym for eccentricity in peculiarity topic. In some cases you can use "Idiosyncrasy" instead a noun "Eccentricity", when it comes to topics like usual, foible, bizarreness. popular alternative
Nearby Words: eccentric, eccentrically, eccentrical
Synonyms for Eccentricity


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Idiosyncrasy noun – An odd or peculiar habit.
Usage example: his only idiosyncrasy is his inveterate wearing of sneakers, even with business suits

Eccentricity is a synonym for idiosyncrasy in peculiarity topic. You can use "Eccentricity" instead a noun "Idiosyncrasy", if it concerns topics such as usual, oddity. popular alternative
Nearby Word: idiosyncratic
Synonyms for Idiosyncrasy

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little little eccentricity little idiosyncrasy
minor minor eccentricity minor idiosyncrasy
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