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peculiarities, plural;
  1. An odd or unusual feature or habit
    • - for all his peculiarities, she finds his personality quite endearing
  2. A characteristic or quality that is distinctive of a particular person or place
    • - his essays characterized decency as a British peculiarity
  3. The quality or state of being peculiar
    • - the peculiarity of their upbringing

  1. an odd or unusual characteristic
  2. a distinguishing trait
  3. curio: something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
  4. Idiosyncrasy, from Ancient Greek , idiosynkrasía, "a peculiar temperament", "habit of body" (idios "one's own", , syn "with" and krasis "mixture") is defined as an individualizing quality or characteristic of a person or group, and is often used to express eccentricity or peculiarity. ...
  5. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity; That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity; Exclusive possession or right