idiosyncrasy

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a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual

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All of us, that is, except for the residents of The Show Me State, who need proof.A As a result, a two-horse town called Rock Port, Missouri, has become the first community in the US to be powered exclusively by wind.A The 'city' (another American idiosyncracy: it has 1,300 residents) erected four wind turbines, predicted to generate 16million kilowatt hours of power each year.
Touching on topics ranging from politics to the connection between Mahfouz's novels and his life to human idiosyncracy, The Mahfouz Dialogs is garnered from informal meetings between Mahfouz and his intimate friends over the course of nearly half a century.
Community designs that deliver idiosyncracy and delight lift my spirits.
While not entirely successful--the film occasionally pushes its idiosyncracy too far--The Truth about Head's dark sensibility and salty partial protagonist make it a memorable addition to Canadian cinema's twisted portrait gallery of maladroit males.
One may legitimately complain that the symbolists' artistic world is walled off by elitist obscurity and egotistical idiosyncracy against the public and therefore they can contribute nothing towards "saving" civilization from its crisis.
From the book, here is an elegant example by Hollander: Higgledy-piggledy, Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-third President, Was, and, as such, Served between Clevelands, and Save for this trivial Idiosyncracy, Didn't do much.
Charisma and idiosyncracy will be reduced to routinized and rule-governed process.