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English Meaning(s) for 癖

  1. habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice); tendency
  2. peculiarity; idiosyncrasy; mannerism
  3. crease; wrinkle; curl; kink

Definition and Synonyms for 癖

Habit an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation
Synonyms: , 習わし, 習わす, 習慣
Mannerism a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
Synonyms: 一癖, 性癖,
Habit may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
Synonyms: , 習わし, 習わす, 習慣

Meanings for each kanji in 癖

» mannerism; habit; vice; trait; fault; kink

Categories 癖 is a member of

Custom accepted or habitual practice
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Peculiarity a distinguishing trait
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Sample Sentences for 癖

He's rich, but he lives like a beggar.
Bad habits die hard.
Tom has a tendency to jump to conclusions.
She is in the habit of fidgeting in the presence of others.
His laziness is past the margin of endurance.

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