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idiosyncrasy
American English: /ˌɪdiəˈsɪŋkrəsi/
British English: /ˌɪdɪə(ʊ)ˈsɪŋkrəsi/

Translation of idiosyncrasy in Spanish:

noun plural -sies

countable or uncountable
  • he has his little idiosyncrasies
    tiene sus pequeñas manías or rarezas
    Example sentences
    • And, of course, every person who engages in these behaviors has their own unique idiosyncrasies of personality and behavior and history that contribute to why they did it.
    • Because, despite all of the wallowing and hating I do, despite all my idiosyncrasies and neurotic behavior, my husband loves me.
    • Any event like a wedding always has the little idiosyncrasies associated with family.

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