mannerism


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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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Summary: Lucknow's original language and mannerisms are slowly giving way to other dialects
Quite where the boundaries of mannerism begin and end remains difficult to determine.
All of these mannerisms are unnatural which suggests that the perpetrators think that it is somehow clever to talk this way, perhaps copying the American and Australian actors from whom they originate.
PK is referred to as " namoona " and a " sample" to the world which closely resembles Gump's ' painfully slow' mannerism.
It also acts as an orientation with regard to court mannerism.
This volume, Part D, of the Backpack edition begins with chapter 14 and page 400, and covers late Medieval Italy, late Medieval and early Renaissance northern Europe, Quattrocento Italy, mannerism in Cinquecento Italy, high Renaissance and mannerism in northern Europe and Spain, the Baroque in Italy and Spain, and the Baroque in northern Europe.
A "tell" may be defined as a mannerism through which one inadvertently reveals private attitudes and feelings, but in leaving such subtleties behind, Drake has created instead something more agitated and pertinent.
In an unassuming mannerism much like Will Rogers, Marosz's soft-spoken and deliberate pace reflects the loneliness of hundreds of men herded into compounds like animals, facing an endless succession of days filled with cold, hunger, darkness, and little hope.
Do you routinely tap your fingers, pick at your clothes, play with your pen, twist your hair or display some other nervous or annoying mannerism that may be turning your clients away?
To begin with, the absence of any agreed definition of Mannerism among art historians makes the transfer of the term to another field easier in some ways but also less helpful.
Mannerism is primarily associated with the human form as it appears in sculpture and painting (although the term is also extended to architecture and literature).
Elements of mannerism are evident in the work of Caravaggio and El Greco, among others.