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pe·cu·li·ar·i·ty

peculiarity

 
pronunciation:
pih kyu li eI rih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: peculiarities
definition 1: the state or fact of being odd or strange.
His peculiarities in dress and speech were quickly noticed.
synonyms:
oddity, queerness, strangeness
definition 2: a quality that is unusual or not common.
This murder case has several peculiarities.
similar words:
characteristic, feature, kink, twist