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Meaning of TRAIT

Pronunciation:  treyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
 

TRAIT is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trait\, n. [F., fr. L. tractus, fr. trahere to draw. See
{Trace}, v., and cf. {Tract} a region, {Trace} a strap,
{Tret}.]
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.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: 
  1. See Phenotype
  2. any discrete cultural element; or, one aspect of the phenotype.
 

 

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