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trait

trait

 
 
pronunciation:
treIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a distinguishing feature or characteristic, as of one's appearance, ability, personality, or nature.
An interesting trait of the hummingbird is its ability to fly backwards.Although he was very wealthy, generosity was not one of his personality traits.
 
synonyms:
attribute, characteristic, feature, quality
similar words:
earmark, hallmark, idiosyncrasy, mannerism, mark, particularity, peculiarity, point, property, quirk, trademark
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