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peculiarity

pe·cu·li·ar·i·ty

peculiarity

 
pronunciation:
pih kyu li eI rih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: peculiarities
definition 1: the state or fact of being odd or strange.
His peculiarity was quickly noticed.
synonyms:
eccentricity, oddity, queerness, strangeness
similar words:
irregular, kinkiness
definition 2: a distinctive or uncommon quality or aspect.
This murder case has several peculiarities.
synonyms:
idiosyncrasy, quirk, singularity
similar words:
anomaly, characteristic, earmark, feature, kink, specialty, twist
definition 3: something odd or strange.
a peculiarity in the design
synonyms:
crotchet, eccentricity, oddity, quirk, singularity
similar words:
aberration, anomaly, disparity, irregular, irregularity, kink, odd, rarity, twist