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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.

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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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Prince Harry and Princess Diana share the same mannerism
We take a bow or kneel down for others; soft spoken when talking to others; praise others for good things done, But, when it comes to our spouses, we treat them the other ways in contrast to courteous mannerism. We tend to forget that it is the way you project your spouse that determines how others will treat him/her.
For Smithson, Mannerist painters rejected "Renaissance naturalism" and displayed "an exquisite but noxious sense of decorum." That is, Mannerism (i.e., the style) both intensified mannerisms (i.e., idiosyncratic behaviors) and tested manners (i.e., the rules of the game).
Such is the magical effect of the Lucknawi mannerism that is closely knit with what is known as Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb (culture of the Ganga-Jamuna rivers' basin).
In Italy, Pontormo was among the first exponents of Mannerism, a style of painting that stressed artifice over realism.
Hauser was already 59, but followed it up 14 years later with another publication almost as substantial, Mannerism: The Crisis of the Renaissance and the Origin of Modern Art.
There is also a frequent habit in raising the intonation on the last word of every sentence and, now that this mannerism has been given a name - 'uptalk' - it will probably spread like wildfire.
Aamir Khan is often referred to as India's answer to Tom Hanks due his uncanny resemblance with the Hollywood actor and his mannerism in the trailer has reminded of 1994 hit Forrest Gump to his fans.
ISLAMABAD -- To educate young lawyers regarding court mannerism and professionalism the School of International Law (SIL) held an advocacy moot here in federal capital as part of its advocacy training for LLB (Hons) students.
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.
Its adoption by the French and English nobility eventual caused sophistication in content which would later be tagged as "mannerism".