Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characterized by mannerism.

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  • adjective Relating to, or exhibiting, mannerisms.

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Examples

  • I don't care if you lie, I lie but do it in a courteous, manneristic and humanistic way.

    McCain challenges Obama

  • Court and Solomon also have strong twirling movement, but look more manneristic.

    Samson and Delilah

  • A superficial and manneristic preoccupation with religion, philosophy, and other abstract themes may add to the listener's difficulty in following the train of thought.

    Madness and Survival

  • Schizophrenics frequently speak in a stilted, manneristic fashion, and the fluency of their speech may be intermittently disturbed, with paucity of speech, verbigeration (associations repeated in a stereotyped manner, palilalia in the aphasia literature), or perseveration (words or phrases repetitively inserted in the flow of speech).

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • These forms are manifested by recurrent illusions; odd manneristic speech; suspiciousness; and preoccupation of thought, usually of culturally deviant topics e.g., satanism, magic, ghosts.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • It is worth pointing out that this gallery is entirely middle-class—only McMillan appears to be really upwardly mobile—and that the portraits are very manneristic.

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  • It is worth pointing out that this gallery is entirely middle-class—only McMillan appears to be really upwardly mobile—and that the portraits are very manneristic.

    film flam

  • It is worth pointing out that this gallery is entirely middle-class—only McMillan appears to be really upwardly mobile—and that the portraits are very manneristic.

    film flam

  • This was a point of view peculiar to the manneristic trend in aesthetics of the seven - teenth century.

    CLASSIFICATION OF THE ARTS

  • We are sometimes told that certain manneristic ways are often a speaker's strength.

    Public Speaking

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