What is another word for trait?

391 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ tɹˈe͡ɪt], [ tɹˈe‍ɪt], [ t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t]

The word "trait" refers to a distinctive quality or characteristic of a person or thing. There are several synonyms for this word, each of which can be used to describe different qualities. One synonym for "trait" is "attribute", which refers to a characteristic that is often associated with a particular person or thing. Another synonym is "quality", which refers to a characteristic that is seen as valuable or desirable. Other synonyms for "trait" include "feature", "characteristic", "mark", "property", and "quirk". Each of these words can be used in a different context to describe a particular trait or characteristic of a person or thing.

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What are the hypernyms for Trait?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Trait?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for trait (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Trait?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the opposite words for trait?

Antonyms for the word "trait" can be difficult to pin down because the term is so broad. It encompasses any characteristic or quality that defines a person or thing. However, there are some words that are sometimes used in contrast to trait, including "flaw," "weakness," "defect," "fault," and "imperfection." These words suggest the opposite of the positive, desirable qualities that are often associated with a trait. For example, a person might have the trait of being intelligent, but also have a weakness for procrastination. Antonyms can help to deepen our understanding of words by providing a point of contrast and comparison.

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Usage examples for Trait

'Come, sir,' said he, addressing me, 'you say you know Captain Martin; now let me ask you one question: Is there any one trait or feature of his character to which, if his present misfortunes were to pass away, you could attach a hope of amendment?
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Thirty years of kicking over American frontiers had robbed the Scotchman of many a national trait.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
Unlike the longer play, the shorter form of drama shows not the whole man-except by passing hint-but a significant moment or experience, a significant character-trait.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Trait

  • It just seems to be a human trait to want to protect the speech of people with whom we agree. For the First Amendment, that is not good enough. So it is really important that we protect First Amendment rights of people no matter what side of the line they are on.
    Floyd Abrams
  • I was an observer. I liked to listen rather than openly express myself. This trait is something that I've retained over the years.
    Giorgio Armani
  • Presidents with strong nerves are decisive. They don't balk at unpopular decisions. They are willing to make people angry. Bush had strong nerves. Clinton, who passed up a chance to eliminate Osama bin Laden, did not. Obama is a people pleaser, a trait not normally associated with nerves of steel.
    Fred Barnes
  • Clemency is the noblest trait which can reveal a true monarch to the world.
    Pierre Corneille
  • I think probably the one trait that would concern me about brother Bing would be his lack of responsibility.
    Bob Crosby

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