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Adjective
Distinctive or distinguishing of a particular person, place, or thing
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“Police were looking for a suspect with a characteristic tattoo on his forearm.”
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Having or showing the qualities associated with the members of a particular group or kind
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“He joked and bantered with the characteristic wit and good-naturedness of the Irish.”
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Fundamental, inherent or central in nature
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Distinguished by a unique attribute
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More interested in individual people than in society as a whole
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In accordance with the truth or facts
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Not reprehensible, blameless, without blame
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Existing by itself
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Striking in extent, seriousness, or importance; outstanding
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Serving or seeking to describe
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Noun
A feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing that serves to identify them
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“This behavior is a characteristic that has been widely observed for this species.”
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The state of being unlike
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Personality trait
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A particular tendency as part of a person's character
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The action or fact of becoming qualified as a recognized practitioner of a profession or activity
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