• (British) IPA: /ˌɪdɪə(ʊ)ˈsɪŋkɹəsi/
  • IPA: /ˌɪd.i.əʊˈsɪŋ.kɹə.si/
  • IPA: /ˌɪdi.əˈsɪŋkɹəsi/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɪdioʊˈsɪŋkɹəsi/

idiosyncrasy (plural idiosyncrasies)

  1. A behavior or way of thinking that is characteristic of a person.
  2. A language or behaviour that is particular to an individual or group.
  3. (medicine) A peculiar individual reaction to a generally innocuous substance or factor.
  4. A peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify.
    He mastered the idiosyncrasies of English spelling and speech.
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