[ UK /mˈænəɹˌɪzəm/ ]
[ US /ˈmænɝˌɪzəm/ ]
  1. a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
  2. a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
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How To Use mannerism In A Sentence

  • Miles, the more successful, exaggerated the decorative qualities of his father's style to the point of mannerism.
  • This is a movie with a distinct and startling cinematic language, but with uncomfortably coercive mannerisms.
  • He has a jolly, ready laugh and mannerisms like an absentminded professor.
  • It nodded to itself, a mannerism cultivated during its contacts with humans. T2©: RISING STORM
  • He looks the age and although his character still appears fit, his mannerisms have just a slight suggestion of slowness to them.
  • His mannerisms are more those of a preoccupied math professor.
  • a child with intolerably cute mannerisms
  • She had little formal education but travelled widely in Europe where her somewhat dramatic taste led to an interest in Italian Mannerism, German Romanticism, Pre-Raphaelitism, and the decadents.
  • All individuals have different traits and characteristics and differ from one another in mannerisms and mental abilities.
  • But flip the switch and Nexi comes to life with human-like dexterity and mannerisms that compel us to see a mind in the machine.
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