Meaning of CHARACTERISTIC in English

n. Function: adjective

being or revealing a quality specific or identifying to an individual or group FF1C; her characteristic down-to-earth approach to a problem FF1E;

Synonyms: diacritic, diagnostic, distinctive, idiosyncratic, individual, peculiar, proper

Related Words: especial, particular, special, specific; natural, normal, regular, typical

Contrasted Words: general, generic, universal

Antonyms: uncharacteristic

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.