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Definition of Characteristic

Characteristic

  1. Pertaining to, or serving to constitute, the character; showing the character, or distinctive qualities or traits, of a person or thing; peculiar; distinctive.
  2. A distinguishing trait, quality, or property; an element of character; that which characterized.
  3. The integral part (whether positive or negative) of a logarithm.

Characteristic Quotations

The one characteristic of authentic power that most people overlook is humbleness. It is important for many reasons. A humble person walks in a friendly world. He or she sees friends everywhere he or she looks, wherever he or she goes, whomever he or she meets. His or her perception goes beyond the shell of appearance and into essence.
Gary Zukav

I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.
Elie Wiesel

I seem to be thinking rationally again in the style that is characteristic of scientists. However, this is not entirely a matter of joy as if someone returned from physical disability to good physical health.
John Forbes Nash, Jr.

Great companies that build an enduring brand have an emotional relationship with customers that has no barrier. And that emotional relationship is on the most important characteristic, which is trust.
Howard Schultz

There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Warren Buffett
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Characteristic Translations

characteristic in Afrikaans is kenmerkend, tipies
characteristic in Danish is ejendommelig
characteristic in Dutch is karakteristiek, tekenend, kenmerkend
characteristic in French is attribut
characteristic in German is charakteristisch, Charaktereigenschaft
characteristic in Latin is proprius
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