How to use Idiosyncrasies in a sentence
If we study the economy of a village, the idiosyncrasies of every individual in it are of importance.
These idiosyncrasies are not confined to drugs, but are seen with a few articles of food, such as eggs and shellfish.
Dating also provides an opportunity to discover if the idiosyncrasies of the other person are a turn off or a turn on.
If the village is replaced by a large area, inhabited by millions, with modern facilities of communication, it is a matter of observation and experience that for the purposes of general reasoning the idiosyncrasies of individuals may be neglected.
But even in his most sweeping reforms he never lost sight of the idiosyncrasies of the people.Advertisement
Again, we must not be misled by verbal idiosyncrasies.
Nevertheless there have been few moral philosophers who have, apart from the idiosyncrasies of their special prepossessions, set forth with clearer insight or with greater nobility of language the essential nature of the moral consciousness.
The most noticeable features in his reign were the repeated and sudden changes of policy, which, while they arose from the extreme difficulty of finding any system by which the Habsburg monarchy could be governed, were due also to the personal idiosyncrasies of the emperor.
It has been well said that in the writings of Juhani Aho can be traced all the idiosyncrasies which have formed the curious and pathetic history of Finland in recent years.
He was either the founder or the formulator of the doctrine of indifference, according to which genus and species retain their identity in the individual apart altogether from particular idiosyncrasies.Advertisement
The Baluch character is influenced by its environment as much as by its origin, so that it is impossible to select any one section of the general community as affording a satisfactory sample of popular Baluch idiosyncrasies.
The command which his idiosyncrasies had upon him is shown, for example, by reproachful speeches on the treatment of Ireland, and by a startling harangue on behalf of the Chartists, at a time when such irregularities could but damage him, a new man, where he hoped for influence and office.
He had his idiosyncrasies, he had style and he was on occasions wonderfully theatrical with a gift for superb entrances.
On top of that, you can determine if a problem is significant and widespread (rather than minor and a result of your own idiosyncrasies) by talking to others.
The understanding of the regions and their many idiosyncrasies play a large role in how a winemaker should maximize the quality of the grapes.Advertisement
Details such as personal attraction, odd idiosyncrasies, and individual intuitive nature also play a huge role in finding a relationship that is satisfying.
You may think the best way to ensure that you win Gemini's heart is by understanding the whys and hows behind his actions and idiosyncrasies.
Some crystallizers are made entirely cylindrical, and are connected to the condenser of the vacuum pan; in order to maintain a partial vacuum in them, some are fitted with cold-water pipes to cool them and with steam pipes to heat them, and some are left open to the atmosphere at the top. But the efficiency of all depends on the process of almost imperceptible yet continuous evaporation and the methodical addition of syrup, and not on the idiosyncrasies of the experts who manage them; and there is no doubt that in large commercial processes of manufacture the simpler the apparatus used for obtaining a desired result, and the more easily it is understood, the better it will be for the manufacturer.
But this way too had to be given up, since even the smallest nationality would not allow itself to be absorbed, and during Taaffe's administration (1878) the idea came into favour of treating each nationality, and allowing it to grow up, according to its own idiosyncrasies; they were only to be restricted so far as the unity of the state rendered it absolutely necessary.
These idiosyncrasies met with no sympathy from either of his parents, whose ambitious plans for his future career they threatened to disappoint.Advertisement