Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of idiosyncrasy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 'Yes, 'observed Charley;' but have you forgotten what we were pleased to term the idiosyncracy of Mr. Reed's French friend, Monsieur Bossieux who visited him last year?

    The Rivals: A Chickahominy Story

  • Of course, this "idiosyncracy" of Obama and these others has a down side.

    Hullabaloo

  • If his biggest "idiosyncracy" is feeling most comfortable batting first, his teammates haven't said much about it, largely because they have quirks and preferences of their own.

    DailyHerald.com > News

  • But others justify their existence through sheer, giddy idiosyncracy and mindless excess.

    Mixing and Maximizing

  • If real life involves some mess, idiosyncracy, memory and experience, then so too should decorating.

    10 Odd, Yet Essential, Elements of Style

  • Jane's most prominent quirk is sartorial: a fedora that executive producer Alexandra Cunningham is calling an "iconic idiosyncracy."

    Critic's Notebook: NBC at TCA

  • The blog Un Boliviano en Argentina [es], written by Juan Vasquez, a Bolivian immigrant living in Argentina posts a cultural question that discusses the problem inherent to culture and idiosyncracy: un tiempo atras en una conversacion con unos compañeros, discutimos por un tema puntual dentro de la colectividad, q es la del trabajo infantil.

    Global Voices in English » Latin America: The Problem of Child Labor – Part II

  • Regardless, I have nothing but fondness for everything I read prior to being made aware of that idiosyncracy, and I still remember finally cluing in (possibly via reading it somewhere else) that the Woof Writers were Wendy and Richard Pini.

    We’ll myth you, Robert.

  • Choices dictate conversation, conversations dictate idiosyncracy and depth.

    Too Much Fly Media?

  • Don't love the way history is taught: so that it leaches all the human idiosyncracy out of the stories and makes them a catalogue of dead numbers and dry anecdotes.

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  • I thought it was rule by the usual gang of idiots.

    December 28, 2007

  • Your spelling is idiosyncratic. This word is "idiosyncrasy".

    December 27, 2007

  • i.e. a personal form of government.

    January 4, 2007