peculiar to the individual
"we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures"; "Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting"
Peculiar to a specific individual; eccentric.
Origin: From idiosyncrasy
alt. of Idiosyncratical
The numerical value of idiosyncratic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of idiosyncratic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's a for-profit industry, so if customers come in with some idiosyncratic desire for IVF, they're probably not going to turn them away.
This type of lending carries idiosyncratic risk, your risk is against mispricing something because you are working with products that are very unique.
We are seeing selectively one or two deals that are having problems clearing here. I think they're of an idiosyncratic nature, but I'm on very high alert for that.
The fact that the domestic components are up, outside of certain idiosyncratic areas such as healthcare, suggests that people aren't that worried about the election.
Most participants viewed the recent softness in these price data as largely reflecting idiosyncratic factors...however, several participants expressed concern that progress...might have slowed and that the recent softness in inflation might persist.
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- idiosincràticCatalan, Valencian
- eigenartig, eigentümlichGerman
- isikuomane, idiosünkraatilineEstonian
- sònraichteScottish Gaelic
- idiosincrasico, idiosincraticoItalian
- karakteristiek, eigenzinnig, eigenaardig, idiosyncratischDutch
- idiossincrático, idiossincrásicoPortuguese
- idiosincrazic, idiosincraticRomanian
- персональный, идиосинкразическийRussian
- idiosinkratičan, specifičan, karakterističanSerbo-Croatian
- idiosynkratisk, säregen, egenartadSwedish
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