idiossincrasia

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰδιοσυγκρασία (idiosunkrasía, one’s own temperament), from ἴδιος (ídios, one’s own) + σύν (sún, together) + κρᾶσις (krâsis, temperament).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /i.ðjɔ.sĩ.kɾɐ.ˈzi.ɐ/
  • Hyphenation: i‧di‧os‧sin‧cra‧si‧a

Noun[edit]

idiossincrasia f (plural idiossincrasias)

  1. idiosyncrasy, quirk