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mannerism
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Definition
an unusual behavioral trait
The exact meaning of mannerism can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "a distinctive mannerism" — an unusual behavioral trait such as rubbing the chin while listening to someone
  • "a nervous mannerism" — a distinctive gesture such as thumb twiddling or something else done with hands, body, or voice
  • "an affected mannerism" — an attempt to make an impression by speaking, dressing, behaving, or doing things in an exaggerated or unnatural way
  • You learn to pick up on mannerisms, or looks that last just a little too long.
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