Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mannerism

2 senses of mannerism

Sense 1
idiosyncrasy, foible, mannerism -- (a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual)
       => peculiarity, specialness, specialty, speciality, distinctiveness -- (a distinguishing trait)

Sense 2
affectation, mannerism, pose, affectedness -- (a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display)
       => pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning -- (the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending")

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