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man·ner·ism

(man'ĕr-izm),
A peculiar or unusual characteristic mode of movement, action, or speech.

man·ner·ism

(man'ĕr-izm)
A peculiar or unusual characteristic mode of movement, action, or speech.

mannerism

A peculiar modification or exaggeration of style or habit of dress, speech, or action.

Patient discussion about mannerism

Q. In what manner does bipolar reflect?

A. this is very difficult when you are not used to know the symptoms. such persons turn very fast and heavily from euphoric to depressive. the behaviour is then always excessive and sometimes not anymore under control. the risk to go in an asylum is acute.

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Look at the work of other artists' paintings of the time, especially those working in the Mannerist style.
He was a prominent novelist and short story author of the 1960s and '70s; his best novels, Camp Concentration and 334, displayed a cool, distanced mannerist style tending toward a razor wit (often seen in this book as well), revealing social nuances of possible futures.
Underlying the analysis of plays such as Troilus and Timon is a theory of Mannerist style that Williams never pauses to articulate, though it is presumably the basis for some wild-seeming assertions about the Mannerist role in 'negotiat[ing] change from universalism to pluralism' (p.
No one denied that Gena Rowlands, as the boy's showbizloving aunt, gave one of the standout performances of the festival--all the more remarkable an achievement in her case, since this great naturalistic actress had adapted herself to Davies's mannerist style.