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- adjective idiomatic
Inconsistentwith one's personality, disposition, or usual expected behaviour.
- adjective idiomatic, drama Not in character; not successfully performing within the
mindsetof a given character in a theatrical performance. See also break character, drop character.
- adjective idiomatic, drama, role-playing games Not
acting; not "on"; behaving within one's natural personality rather than that of a character, or taking actions entirely outside the fictional context.
- adverb idiomatic In a manner inconsistent with one's usual and expected personality or behavior.
- adverb idiomatic, drama, role-playing games Away from the
mindset, personality, or behaviorassumed for a rolethat an actor is rehearsing or performing, or that a player is playing.
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