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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

Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works.
Alma Gluck

It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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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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