Idiocrasy
Idiocrasy Id`i*oc"ra*sy, n.; pl. {Idiocrasies}. [Idio- + Gr. kra^sis a mixture, fr. ? to mix: cf. F. idiocrasie.] Peculiarity of constitution; that temperament, or state of constitution, which is peculiar to a person; idiosyncrasy.

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  • idiocrasy — index characteristic, quality (attribute), quirk (idiosyncrasy) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • idiocrasy — (n.) peculiarity, 1680s, from Gk. idiokrasia, from idio (see IDIO (Cf. idio )) + krasis mixing, tempering …   Etymology dictionary

  • idiocrasy — idiocratic /id ee euh krat ik/, idiocratical, adj. idiocratically, adv. /id ee ok reuh see/, n., pl. idiocrasies. idiosyncrasy. [1675 85; < Gk idiokrasía, equiv. to idio IDIO + krasia, equiv. to krâs(is) mixture (see CRASIS) + ia Y3; see… …   Universalium

  • idiocrasy — n. idiosyncrasy, individual quality, unique characteristic, peculiarity, eccentricity; specific aspect of the physiology of an individual …   English contemporary dictionary

  • idiocrasy — n. Peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, peculiar temperament …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • idiocrasy — id·i·oc·ra·sy …   English syllables

  • idiocrasy —   n. constitutional peculiarity.    ♦ idiocratic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • idiocrasy — ˌidēˈäkrəsē noun ( es) Etymology: Late Greek idiokrasia, probably MS variant of Greek idiosynkrasia idiosyncrasy more at idiosyncrasy : peculiarity of constitution : idiosyncrasy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Idiocrasies — Idiocrasy Id i*oc ra*sy, n.; pl. {Idiocrasies}. [Idio + Gr. kra^sis a mixture, fr. ? to mix: cf. F. idiocrasie.] Peculiarity of constitution; that temperament, or state of constitution, which is peculiar to a person; idiosyncrasy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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