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What is the definition of idiosyncrasy?

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2008-07-07 14:12:02
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1)A structural or behavioral characteristic peculiar to an individual or group. 2)A physiological or temperamental peculiarity. 3)An unusual individual reaction to food or a drug.

A way of behaving, thinking, or feeling that is peculiar to an

individual or group, especially an odd or unusual one

An unusual or exaggerated reaction to a drug or food that is not caused by an allergy

A peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify.

A characteristic peculiarity, as of temperament of a person.

A distinctive characteristic of a thing.

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