Idiosyncrasy

Definition of Idiosyncrasy

Id`i`o`syn´cra`sy
n.1.A peculiarity of physical or mental constitution or temperament; a characteristic belonging to, and distinguishing, an individual; characteristic susceptibility; idiocrasy; eccentricity.
The individual mind . . . takes its tone from the idiosyncrasies of the body.
- I. Taylor.

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