Definitions for: Trait

[n] a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

Webster (1913) Definition: Trait, n. [F., fr. L. tractus, fr. trahere to draw. See
Trace, v., and cf. Tract a region, Trace a strap,
1. A stroke; a touch.

By this single trait Homer makes an essential
difference between the Iliad and Odyssey. --Broome.

2. A distinguishing or marked feature; a peculiarity; as, a
trait of character.

Note: Formerly pronounced tr[=a], as in French, and still so
pronounced to some extent in England.

See Also: activeness, activity, attentiveness, attribute, behavior, behaviour, character, cleanliness, communicativeness, compulsiveness, compulsivity, conduct, demeanor, demeanour, deportment, discipline, distrust, distrustfulness, drive, earnestness, egocentrism, egoism, emotionalism, emotionality, emotionlessness, epicurism, femininity, fiber, fibre, firmness, flexibility, folly, foolishness, frivolity, frivolousness, humbleness, humility, inactiveness, inactivity, inattentiveness, indiscipline, individualism, individuality, individuation, inertia, intractability, intractableness, irresoluteness, irresolution, judgement, judgment, masculinity, mistrust, muliebrity, nature, personality, perspicacity, pride, resoluteness, resolution, resolve, self-centeredness, self-concern, self-interest, serious-mindedness, seriousness, sincerity, sound judgement, sound judgment, stinginess, thoughtfulness, thoughtlessness, tractability, tractableness, trust, trustfulness, trustiness, trustingness, trustworthiness, uncleanliness, uncommunicativeness, undiscipline, unemotionality, unit character, unthoughtfulness, untrustiness, untrustworthiness, unwiseness, wisdom, wiseness

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