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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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Disney has commissioned a panel of dog experts to find out whether dogs have regional accents or have any other region specific mannerisms.
You fear his mannerisms are rather effeminate but this hasn't come about through socialising with girls.
Even if Baglione is not a mannerist, we must admit that he has personal mannerisms (like the big eyes) and, even in spite of O'Neil's protestations, occasionally awkward drawing that might offend the modern viewer.
Focusing on Palmen, Deckers, and Emin as women who turn their lives into a kind of reality TV, Driving Miss Palmen uses the displaced mannerisms of Bollywood acting and staging rather like strategies of Brechtian alienation.
When the cuckolders grow bigger, they develop femalelike coloration and mannerisms and "enter the parental male's nest in drag," says Neff.
Always strive to be yourself, avoiding cliches and borrowed mannerisms.
The story of Morton's research of whale sounds and mannerisms is evenly and smoothly interspersed with the story of her life.
Relaxation will help the speaker control any nervous mannerisms (e.
Describe sources -- their mannerisms, how they speak, what kind of first impression they make, how they move, how they relate with others--before and while you relate their ideas and expertise.
One stunned traveller said: "She is a striking young lady and very like her mum, even down to her mannerisms.
Offering extensive details about business etiquette, foreign customs, courtesies and cultural mannerisms are the "Europe and Asia/Pacific Business Travel Organizers" from Austin House, the largest supplier of travel-related accessories in North America.
He's in his early 20s, doing a program in the studio basement but all the style and mannerisms are already firmly in place.