Definitions of peculiarity

  1. something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an odd or unusual characteristic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a distinguishing trait Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Exclusive possession or right. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Something which marks a person or thing as being different; the state or quality of being very different; an unusual or odd trait. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. The quality of being peculiar; singularity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Something peculiar. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Something that belongs or is found in one person, thing, class, system, people, &c., and in no other. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Being peculiar; characteristic; oddity. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. n. Quality of being peculiar; appropriateness; specialty;—that which is peculiar; individuality; particularity. Cabinet Dictionary