Noun(1) a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual(2) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
(1) Hunter Shooting at Birds bares the unmistakable influence of Rembrandt in its mannerism , but its unity of body and gun is entirely modern.(2) He seems thus to be further pressing the case for himself as experimentalist modern, while betraying some anxiety that his devices will be seen as mere mannerism .(3) And what enhances the quality of the show is Jhansi's ease with dialects and mannerism .(4) Social services staff in Leicester added that he spoke with a soft Irish accent and may be noticeable because of his distinct mannerism of blinking excessively while talking.(5) It is like some wavering memory whose forgotten bits have been substituted with pop mannerism .(6) Johnson plays the innate clumsiness and discomfort that we'd expect to accompany a recent bodily acquisition like this with apparent ease and deft comedic mannerism .(7) He relies on voice and mannerism when impersonating Chris Eubank and Loyd Grossman, as well as old favourites Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali.(8) In the early days John was routinely accused of glibness, superficiality, mannerism , of Pop-Art vacancy and amorality.(9) While the women's roles have been depicted with nuances and texture, his is all bluster and mannerism , with no depth.(10) Apart from his own conscience, the writer will be curbed from falling into mannerism and affectation by the nature of his audience and, often, by the significance of what he has to say.(11) She treats the opportunity with diligence and skill and dresses it with just the right helping of mannerism that passes for great acting.(12) Still, it's hard to imagine any wealth of extras making up for the sometimes monotonous mannerism of these murder-on-the-mind motion pictures.(13) All has not by any means been praise; critics have on occasion thought the poetry monotone, close to mannerism , too determinedly dour or black-humored.(14) Miles, the more successful, exaggerated the decorative qualities of his father's style to the point of mannerism .(15) Newman's amount of dialogue in the film is minimal and much of the role is conveyed through mannerism and action, yet he seems to settle into the role with ease.(16) Meier provided her own tone and mannerism for each of these four characters.
(1) mannerism :: maniërisme
1. idiosyncrasy ::
2. affectation ::
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