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Example sentences for "idiosyncratic"

Lexicographically close words:
idiopathic; idiosyncracies; idiosyncracy; idiosyncrasies; idiosyncrasy; idiot; idiotic; idiotical; idiotically; idiots
  1. We are concerned, to be sure, with pointing out idiosyncratic conceptions of individual writers, and with tracing the vogue of passing theories.

  2. Mr. Bayfield's idiosyncratic use of it is illustrated by himself thus: My .

  3. So, too, there is no such instance known to me of the presentation of two different characters, in two different ways, so complete and yet so idiosyncratic in each.

  4. And anyone who has reflected at all upon the phenomenon of landladies must have been struck by the singularly idiosyncratic character of their names.

  5. Among all the ingenious engines which man has contrived for his ornament and protection none, certainly, is more richly idiosyncratic than the umbrella.

  6. Now you affect shell spectacles that can be seen a block away, and having huge lenses.

  7. Everyone knows that to revel in the possession of a book one must covet it before one feels one should buy it.

  8. The crowds an animated silhouette against the whitened air.

  9. Among particular languages there are great differences in vocabulary, syntax, and grammar, as well as in the idiosyncratic aspects implicit in them, reflective of the experience of their constitution.

  10. But with the advent of nourishment strategies, literate writing gave way to a prose of recipes almost as idiosyncratic as recipes for the mass production of soap, or cookbooks for programming.

  11. It is interesting to note that this genetic similarity of emotional character extends to what may be termed idiosyncratic details in cases where it has not been interfered with by human agency.

  12. For the explanation of these remarks we must refer the reader back to what Mr. Emerson has said of Margaret's idiosyncratic mode of judgment.

  13. Our true critic renounces idiosyncratic whims and partialities, striving to enter with firm purpose into the understanding of universal goodness and beauty.

  14. The idiosyncratic appeal Tabitha Aykroyd made to Charlotte is related identically wherever she is portrayed.

  15. Nevertheless, the single-seeing and idiosyncratic practically have controlled discipline in most of America's prisons during recent decades.

  16. It is ludicrous, out of idiosyncratic conceptions of being and doing which out-fantasy fantasy; and it is tragic, when the barren result is predicted by reactive laws that can neither be shunted nor denied.

  17. Under like optical conditions the optically produced doubles would be all of a width; while the Martian ones show idiosyncratic widths, each peculiar to itself.

  18. In short, bilateralism, or the state of being dual, is an inherent attribute of the individual canal, as idiosyncratic to it as position and size.

  19. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "idiosyncratic" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    abnormal; anomalous; appropriate; characteristic; connotative; crank; cranky; crotchety; demonstrative; denotative; diagnostic; different; differential; discriminating; distinctive; distinguished; distinguishing; divergent; eccentric; erratic; evidential; exceptional; expressive; figurative; flaky; freakish; funny; ideographic; idiosyncratic; indicating; indicative; individual; intrinsic; irregular; kinky; lyric; maggoty; marked; meaningful; metaphorical; naming; nutty; odd; peculiar; personal; private; proper; quaint; queer; quintessential; representative; rum; screwy; semantic; signalizing; significant; single; singular; special; strange; subjective; suggestive; symbolic; symbolical; symptomatic; twisted; typical; unconventional; unique; unnatural; whimsical